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2010 ICTC Annual Meeting and Study Tour at the Douro Valley, Portugal


The International Committee on Cultural Tourism held its Annual Meeting in Lamego, Douro Valley, Portugal in June. The ICTC Executive Board held regular quarterly ‘virtual’ meetings and participated in more frequent focused discussions on topics relating to scientific and organisational matters specifically on preparations for the International Conference in Porto, 2010/06/17, Porto, Portugal; the scientific programme for the ICTC Douro Valley Workshop, and ICTC members’ contributions to United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) Communicating Heritage Handbook.

List of activities

International Conference: World Heritage Status: Opportunities for Economic Gain for Tourism Destinations – The case of the Douro Valley, joint organisers National Geographic, UNESCO World Heritage Centre, Portugal - North Regional Coordination and Development Commission (CCDR-N), 2010/06/17, Palácio da Bolsa, Porto, Portugal, 200 plus delegates 

Presentations of the ICTC Workshop findings and recommendations regarding tourism management in the World Heritage Listed Douro Valley to the North Regional Coordination and Development Commission (CCDR-N), Regua, 2010/06/21

Annual General Meeting 
20 June 2010 
School of Tourism, Lamego, Douro Valley, Portugal

Graham Brooks (President)
Sue Millar (Vice-President)
Murray Brown (Membership Secretary)
Aylin Orbasli
Ahmed Al-Jowder
Günther Stanzl
Jaturong Pokharatsiri
Wolfgang Koellisch
Erzsébet Kovacs
Michèle Prats
Paul Dignam
Lyn Leader-Elliott
Esa Ollikainen
Randall Durband
Sondre Svalastog
Anne de San
Ivan Henares
Luisa Silva Ferreira Ambrosio