International Transport Forum - 2014 annual summit Transport for a Changing World | 21-23 may 2014 - Leipsig, Germany | France presidency
Speakers
Dirk Glaesser
Director of Sustainable Development of Tourism
World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)
Speaker
The role of transport in sustainable tourism growth
11:00 - 12:30Wednesday, 27 May 2015

Dirk Glaesser is Director for Sustainable Development of Tourism Department at the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). The department deals with the different challenges and opportunities of tourism development, among them environment and planning, investment and finance, risk and crisis management. He supervises the Consulting Unit on Biodiversity and Tourism of the Organization based in Bonn, Germany. Glaesser won the ITB scientific award for his work on Crisis Management. He is the author of a number of publications which have been widely translated.