Conference review: Tourism in Tomorrow’s World

Jeroen Oskam, Graciella Karijomedjo  (2015), “Tourism in Tomorrow’s World, 23‐24 February 2014, Renaissance City Center Hotel Doha, Qatar”, Journal of Tourism Futures, Vol. 1 Iss: 1, pp. 80 – 85


This report summarizes the findings and recommendations discussed at the international “Tourism in Tomorrow’s World” conference that took place in Doha, February 2014. The conference depicted global trends and developments to zoom in on specific opportunities for tourism development in the GCC area. In view of major events planned in the host country, event legacies were included as a special topic. Conference sessions were dedicated to investments in tourist attractions and hotels, the relation between education and industry and to cultural heritage and tourism. As a result of the conference strong opportunities for tourism development in Qatar and other GCC members were identified.

DOI: 10.1108/JTF-12-2014-0024