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Global Dignitaries and Travel Industry Leaders to Participant at 2nd World Tourism Marketing Summit

Global Dignitaries and Travel Industry Leaders to Participant at 2nd World Tourism Marketing Summit ( 2nd World Tourism Marketing Summit -Beijing, China, October 28-30, 2007

Global Dignitaries and Travel Industry leaders representing Airlines, Hotels, Tour Companies as well as Ministers of Tourism and delegations, will gather next week in Beijing, China to participate in the historic 2nd World Tourism Marketing Summit, Oct. 28-30, 2007. The President of the United Republic of Tanzania, H.E. Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, is the Summit’s Honorary Global Chair. The announcement was made by Sujit Chowdhury, Secretary General, of the Canada-based World Trade University (WTU), organizer of the Summit. The Summit, hosted by the Beijing Tourism Administration of the People’s Republic of China, will bring together more than 400 travel and tourism industry leaders from 50 countries.

In addition to H.E. President Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, major dignitaries and industry leaders speaking at the Summit include H.E. Taleb Rifai, Deputy Secretary General United Nations World Tourism Organization, Spain; H.E. Dr. The Hon. Ewart F. Brown, J.P., M.P., Premier, and Minister of Tourism&Transport, Government of Bermuda; H.E.; Mr. Donald F. Terry, Manager, Multilateral Invest Fund, USA; H.E. Senator Akel Biltaji, Chairman of the Tourism Committee The Upper House of Parliament Ambassador at Large for Tourism Promotion The Royal Hashemite Court, Jordan; Hon. Prof. Jummane Maghembe, MP Minister for Natural Resources&Tourism, The United Republic of Tanzania; Prof. Izzy Borovich, Chairman of the Board, El Al Israel Airlines; Mr. Tony Potter, CEO, Corinthia Hotels International, Malta Mr. David Chestler, Senior Vice President Corporate Business Development Pegasus Solutions Inc., USA; Mr. Charles Deyo, President, Cendyn, USA; Mr. William Astling, CEO, Asia Pacific Air Services P.L., Australia; Ms. Noel Irwin Hentschel, Chair and CEO, American Tours International (ATI) , USA; and Ms. Lyndall De Marco, Executive Director, Tourism Partnership, The Prince of Wales International Business Leaders Forum, UK.

Following the huge success of the historic First World Tourism Marketing Summit held in November, 2004, in Nanjing, China, the 2nd WTMS will bring together approximately 400 leading tourism executives, marketing experts and top operational managers from over 50 countries, as well as from over 150 major cities of 30 provinces in China. The Summit will provide an opportunity to network, explore joint ventures and learn from the brightest how to develop strategies to enhance cooperation between the international business community and one of the world’s largest tourist markets.

For more information visit the 2nd World Tourism Marketing Summit web site

Editorial contact Karen Hoffman The Bradford Group (212) 447-0027

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