Sunday, March 11, 2007

Sabah hosts e-tourism conference

BANGKOK: Sabah will host a two-day Asia Pacific conference beginning Monday to explore the use of information communication technology (ICT) tools to promote tourism.

The conference, organised by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (Unctad), also serves as a platform to exchange experiences and best practices, as well as to advocate e-tourism in Asia-Pacific.

Unctad Secretary-General Supachai Panitchpakdi, Unescap executive secretary Kim Hak-Su, tourism and information ministers, government officials and tourism experts will attend the “Asia-Pacific E-Tourism for Growth: Matching market efficiency and social inclusion” conference in Kota Kinabalu.

Unctad said in a statement today that Supachai would present Unctad e-tourism partnerships at the conference, the first Asia-Pacific gathering on the topic.

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