UNWTO Tourism Tech Adventure for the Americas

Date

11 December 2018 - 12 December 2018

Centro Cultural Kirchner (CCK)
Buenos Aires
Argentina

This is the first UNWTO Tourism Tech Adventure Forum to be held in the Americas dedicated to innovation in tourism that gathers all the actors of the ecosystem together with the highest Tourism Authorities in the region to promote innovation, entrepreneurship and, above all, investment in tourism.

Organized by The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the State Secretary for Tourism of the Republic of Argentina, the Forum will offer an unprecedented platform for entrepreneurship and tourism innovation in order to create synergies between the different actors, exchange best practices and encourage the culture of venture capital investment in the region. Furthermore, it will provide solutions to challenges related to digital transformation as a source of employment, competitiveness and sustainable development.

Key components of this event include a Ministerial High-level Seminar (by invitation only) and Startups Bootcamp (by invitation only) planned for the 11th of December where the theme of innovation and tourism entrepreneurship will be addressed by professors from IE Business School.

On 12 December, there will be a Forum open to the public that counts with the presence of, among others, leaders in innovation, top-level Startups, investors and relevant actors in the global innovation and digital transformation ecosystem. A unique debate will also be held in the framework of the Forum where policy makers and investors will shed light on guiding investment public policy principles and as well as will debate on challenges and opportunities for tourism investment in the Americas.

Official website and registration are available here   

The events on the 11th of December are by invitation only. For any inquieries please write to rdam@unwto.org

 

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