The UNWTO will be invited to present their findings to the delegates. Open discussions will be held to exchange ideas and share experiences. Selected country representatives will also present their country’s plan and strategies for Buddhist Tourism.
The UNWTO to present their findings to the delegates. Selected country representatives will also share their country’s plan and strategies for Buddhist Tourism. Panel discussions will involve senior travel executives coming from different sectors, such as travel agents, transport operators, temple caretakers, hoteliers etc all focusing on sharing information on logistics, infrastructure and hosting facilities linked to places
This session will focus on opportunities, threats and other key issues that are vital for the development of Buddhist Tourism as an industry and its impact on local customs, religious practices, culture and communities. The aim is to raise matters and ideas in a responsible way on areas which are unique to Buddhist Tourism.
This session will deliberate issues and sensitivities relating to Buddha images and arts, such whether mass commercialization will dilute the sanctity of sacred images. Panelists will also discuss matters on preservation of Buddhist arts and architecture which are one of the main draws to Buddhist sites.