Between March 25 and 29, 2017, WTCF and its city
member, Penang in Malaysia, will jointly hold the WTCF Asia Pacific Tourism
Conference. It will be the first large regional conference that WTCF will hold
in one of its member cities. The aim of the conference is to discuss the
sustainable development of tourism cities in the Asia-Pacific region.
WTCF city and institutional members in the
Asia-Pacific region, representatives of the tourism industry, media and other
parties will be invited to attend the conference. The theme of the conference
is “One Belt One
Road: Construction of Tourism City Corridor and City Hub”. Reputable experts and elites of the tourism
industry will discuss and exchange ideas on popular and meaningful topics: City
and Tourism Economy, Driving Force of Cultural Tourism to the Tourism Industry,
Development of MICE Tourism, Development of Cruise Tourism and so on.
Mr. Guido Felipe LoayzaDevéscovi, Peruvian Ambassador to Malaysia, is confirmed
to attend the conference, other honored guests are currently confirming their
of Penang Asia Pacific Tourism Conference:Mr. Guido Felipe LoayzaDevéscovi, Peruvian Ambassador to
Ambassador of the Peruvian Foreign Service since
January 2012. From September 2013 to September 2015 he was Director-General for
Economic Promotion at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, overseeing Trade,
Investment and Tourism. From August 2007 to August 2013, he was the
Consul-General of Peru in Denver, Colorado, USA. From 2004 to 2007 he was
Director for Asia and the Pacific Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of
Peru. He was also a Lecturer at the University Ricardo Palma (URP) and the
Peruvian Institute of Business Administration (IPAE), in Lima.
Ambassador Loayza is a career diplomat, Licentiate
in International Relations from the Peruvian Diplomatic Academy, who holds a
Certificate in Business Administration from the University of Lima. He also has
a Master in International Trade from the Peruvian Diplomatic Academy.
He received the Peruvian decoration “Order of Merit for Distinguished Services”, in the “Knight” category. He has also been awarded decorations from
the Governments of Germany and Austria.