World Tourism Forum embodies a professional staff under the leadership of its president Bulut Bağcı. World Tourism Forum is a Turkish foundation, based in Istanbul, Turkey. Istanbul is one of the world’s largest, oldest cities in the world, hosted continuous civilizations. Istanbul has existed as the capital of the biggest empires for hundreds of years in history. Now it is time for Istanbul to be the tourism capital of the world. That’s why; Istanbul is one of the best destinations in the world to organize World Tourism Forum.
World Tourism Forum was founded with a purpose of bringing all tourism industry leaders around the world together. World Tourism Forum is a high-level platform to discuss tourism and other linked disciplines in different aspects. Highly recognized leaders of tourism industry participate for invaluable sessions in World Tourism Forum.
The Forum connects the foremost political, business and other leaders of Tourism in order to create global and regional agendas for tourism industry. Highly recognized leaders of tourism industry participate for invaluable sessions in World Tourism Forum. In the forum, special concern is given to practical, innovative and sustainable solutions to create a more promising future for tourism industry.
World Tourism Forum is organized four times every year in global centers around the world, bringing together world tourism leaders and tourism industry representatives. Regional meetings are held three times a year in different cities around the world and one global meeting is held once a year in Istanbul.