Opening Ceremony / Keynote Speech

Opening Ceremony / Keynote Speech

Forum Theme : Driving Tourism Recovery towards the Attainment of SDGs

Program

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Japanese only

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English only

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Simultaneous interpreting available

Opening Ceremony

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Date & Time October 29, Thursday 13:15 – 13:30
Venue Okinawa Convention Center, Theater

Introduction of the Winners of Japan Tourism Awards

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Date & Time October 29, Thursday 13:30 –13:40
Venue Okinawa Convention Center, Theater
Registration By invitation only

Keynote Speech

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Theme Overcoming the COVID-19 Crisis:
Building the foundations for future resilience and sustainable tourism growth
Date & Time October 29, Thursday 13:40 – 14:30
Venue Okinawa Convention Center, Theater
Congratulatory Message
Mr. Zurab Pololikashvili

Mr. Zurab Pololikashvili,
Secretary-General, World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)
(Video Message)

Ms. Gloria Guevara Manzo,
​President & CEO, World Travel & ​Tourism Council (WTTC)​
(Video Message)

Keynote Speaker 1 Mr. Yoshiro Shimoji
Chairman, Okinawa Convention & Visitors Bureau (OCVB)
Keynote Speaker 2 H.E. Ms. Bernadette Romulo-Puyat, Secretary of Department of Tourism, Republic of the Philippines
(Video Message)
Tourism EXPO Japan Promotion Office
(Open: Weekdays 9:30-17:30)