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UNWTO Conference on Tourism and the Audiovisual Industry
Riviera Maya (Mexico) – March 10, 2020 (travelindex.com) – The Conference on Tourism and the Audiovisual Industry will be organized by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in collaboration with UNWTO Affiliate Members: EGEDA, the Tourism Promotion Council of Quintana Roo and the Xcaret Group, with the support of the Barceló Hotel & Resorts Group. The event will be integrated into the extensive programme of PlatinoIndustria- Forum for Audiovisual, Tourism and Education and the 2020 Platino Xcaret Awards Gala, which will be held under the theme “17 Awards – 17 Sustainable Development Goals”.
PlatinoIndustria will bring together representatives of the Governments, local administrations responsible for the areas of culture and tourism and the UNWTO Affiliate Members- especially destination management entities and organizations- together with more than 300 film producers and 700 professionals from the Audiovisual Industry.
The conference will focus on the different aspects of the connection between tourism, the film industry and the promotion of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), with presentations and debates on cultural tourism, the beneficial impact of cinema on tourism promotion, strengthening the competitiveness of a destination and promotion of the SDGs in films.
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