A i m s
Bring together leaders from all sectors of the
travel and tourism industry - public, private, academic and NGO, as well as related
sectors including culture, environment and development ... in a
Demonstration of support of the world's largest
industry for a continuation
of the Peace Process in the Middle East and other regions of the world ... and to
Foster a "Culture of Peace through
Tourism" in support of the UN International Year for the Culture of Peace.
O b j e c t i v e s
Launch projects and programs that contribute to
the vision of "Tourism as a Global Peace Industry".
Honor Industry leaders who have contributed to this vision.
Form a "Coalition of Partners for World
Peace through Tourism"
Draft a 21st Century Agenda for Peace through
Generate global awareness to the economic,
social, cultural and environmental benefits of tourism and its potential to contribute a
climate of peace.
Lead an initiative in support of the "UN
International Year for the Culture of Peace"