Tourism officials of G20 Nations Convene T20 Summit in Merida

Tourism officials of G20 Nations Convene T20 Summit in Merida

Tue, 2012-05-15

Ministers of Tourism from G-20 nations will convene in Merida, Yucatan from May 15-16 for the T20 Tourism Summit. The purpose of the T20 Summit is to exchange views towards strengthening the tourism sector, streamlining the flow of tourists between nations, increasing job creation and promoting sustainable tourism.

The T20 Summit in Merida will also include representatives from several international organizations, including the International Labour Organization, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, the United Nations World Tourism Organization, the International Civil Aviation Organization, the European Commission and the World Travel & Tourism Council.

As host of the T20 Summit, Secretary of Tourism Gloria Guevara will showcase Mexico’s robust tourism sector, including its Gastronomic Routes, Mundo Maya (“Mayan World”). 

Following the T-20 meeting, the ministers and representatives of the participating international organizations will travel to Riviera Maya for the inaugural Regional Summit of the World Travel & Tourism Council, which will take place May 16th to 18th, bringing together more than 500 travel and tourism industry CEOs from throughout the Americas.