Jerusalem Innovative Tourism Summit Attracts Global Industry Leaders



Nir Barkat, Mayor of Jerusalem

Nir Barkat, Mayor of Jerusalem

The Jerusalem Innovative Tourism Summit 2013, which will take place May 28-29 at the Jerusalem International Convention Center, is expected to attract travel industry leaders and innovators in the travel technology sector from around the world. Summit 2013 will focus on cutting edge technology and its impact on the tourism industry as well as on the development of urban tourism. There will be several panels hosting discussions on the aforementioned topics.

“Jerusalem is proud to continue the tradition of hosting the annual Jerusalem Innovative Tourism Summit, and 2013 will be the third,” said Nir Barkat, Mayor of Jerusalem.

“As a world leader in innovation and tourism, Jerusalem has broken numerous records for the number of foreign and domestic tourists arriving to the city. It is therefore most befitting for Jerusalem to host key figures in the tourism industry from around the globe and locally, as well as to present the next game-changing technological advancements that will impact the travel industry.”

Speakers will include a diverse cross section of industry leaders including key government tourism officials from tourism destinations such as Thailand, Korea, Spain as well as Urban tourism experts, architects and technology innovators.

Application deadline is May 2. The event will present Israel as a Start-Up Nation and Jerusalem as a Leader In Technology.

Jerusalem Innovative Tourism Summit, www.jits2013.com