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General Assembly

General Assembly
  • Period : Every 2 year in one of the member cities
  • Function : TPO’s supreme decision-making body, comprised of all members of the organization
Outline of the 9th TPO General Assembly
  • Theme : Common Prosperity in Tourism through Open Partnership
  • Period : 25th (Wed.) – 28th (Sat.) September 2019
  • Venue : Paradise Hotel Busan and other areas of Busan Metropolitan City, Korea
  • Host / Organizer : Busan Metropolitan City / TPO
  • Participants : Approximately 700 delegates, including representatives and traditional art performance groups from the member cities of TPO, media, tourism-related organizations, and other invited guests

History of the TPO General Assembly Meetings

History of the TPO General Assembly Meetings
No Host City Date Theme
1st Busan, Korea September 2003 Prosperity through Asia Pacific Cities Networks & Tourism Industry
2nd Fukuoka, Japan September 2005 Future Collaboration to Activate TPO Joint Projects
3rd Guangzhou, China August 2007 The Stimulation of Tourism Industry through Attracting Tourism Investment
4th Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia September 2009 Climate Change and Tourism
5th Dalian, China September 2011 Crisis Management of the Tourism Industry
6th Daejeon, Korea September 2013 Activation of the regional cultural tourism industry through an international organization
7th Sanya, China May 2015 The innovative Strategy for the New Leap of TPO
8th Tongyeong, Korea October 2017 City Brand and Tourism
9th Busan, Korea September 2019 Common Prosperity in Tourism through Open Partnership