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Sukhothai 2020 Roundtables on Tourism, Heritage and Creative City

ICTC collaborated with the Designated Areas for Sustainable Tourism Administration (DASTA) of Thailand for the Sukhothai 2020 Roundtables on Tourism, Heritage and Creative City. The conference with tourism authorities in Thailand to support the tourism planning and development in the post-COVID era for the Historic Town of Sukhothai and Associated Historic Towns World Heritage site was held from September 21 to 23, 2020. Part of the discussions built on the contributions and report that the ICTC made during its 2013 Sukhothai Study Tour. ICTC's participation was led by ICTC Vice President Dr. Jaturong Pokharatsiri.


Speech of ICTC President Fergus Maclaren delivered by ICTC Vice President Dr. Jaturong Pokharatsiri


Session A: Disruptive Planning for a New Normal in Tourism moderated by ICTC President Fergus Maclaren (via teleconference from Canada) and ICTC Vice President Dr. Jaturong Pokharatsiri, with ICOMOS ICTC experts Dr. Aylin Orbasli (at 2:01:20 via teleconference from UK) and Yuk Hong Ian Tan (at 3:02:43 via teleconference from Hong Kong)



Jaturong Pokharatsiri, Ph.D., Thammasat University, ICOMOS-ICTC Expert and Vice President (left), with H.E. Phiphat Ratchakitprakarn, Minister of Tourism and Sports (third from right) and other event sponsors and organizers that included UNESCO Bangkok, DASTA, the Sukhothai government, Ministry of Tourism and Sports, and ICOMOS ICTC (Bangkok Post).


Dr. Jaturong Pokharatsiri, ICOMOS ICTC Vice President