5th Future Tourism Leaders Workshop (FTLW): Application is Open!


Title: 5th Future Tourism Leaders Workshop

The 5th Future Tourism Leaders Workshop will be held in Miyama, Kyoto, one of the Best
Tourism Villages by UN Tourism ( BTV recognizes outstanding examples of rural
destinations that implement tourism in a sustainable way and as a key driver for rural
development and community well being . In this two day workshop participants will learn
about sustainable tourism measures in one of the recognized BTVs in Japan Miyama
village. There will also be invited speakers from Taiwan and Thailand who will speak on
the contribution of tourism to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.

  • Date and time: March 23rd (Saturday) – March 24th (Sunday)
    • an online session will be held on March 9th for participants
  • Location: Kajikaso, Miyama, Nantan City, Kyoto
  • Fees : 25,450 -26,950 JPY (50% discount for students)
    • Including accommodation, meals and bus transportation between Kyoto Station and Miyama
    • Price varies depending on the room type
  • Theme : “Sustainable Tourism in the Best Tourism Villages by UN Tourism
  • Target : Undergraduate and postgraduate students from all universities, researchers, and practitioners in related fields. Participants must attend the whole program in Miyama
  • Language : The workshop will be fully conducted in English
  • Workshop Capacity : 20 participants will be selected
  • Application Deadline : 26 February 2024 (Monday) JST

Please see the flyer for workshop details: 5FTLW Details and Speakers’ profile.

Application for the 5th Future Tourism Leaders Workshop has ended.

The 5th Future Tourism Leaders Workshop is organized by: UN Tourism Regional Support Office for Asia and the Pacific, Kobe University (Graduate School of Intercultural Studies), Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), and Miyama Tourism Association (Miyama)

See this announcement in Japanese here.

See previous editions of FTLW:

1st FTLW at Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University

2nd FTLW at Wakayama University