HangZhou · China Oct.23th-24th
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Brief Introduction

Following the huge success of the First International Smart Tourism Conference held in October 2015 in Hangzhou, China, Zhejiang University, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Zhejiang Provincial Tourism Administration and Zhejiang Tourism Groups in collaboration with the United Nations World Tourism Organization and Asia Pacific Travel Association, are jointly organizing the Second International Smart Tourism to be held on 23-24 October 2016 in Hangzhou, China.

The theme of the conference is “Charting a New Course of Smart Tourism”. Such important topics as information technologies and their applications to tourism, tourism product innovations, and the sharing economy will be discussed at the conference. Leading industry executives, academics and government officials in the areas of e-Tourism, Internet development and investment in smart tourism will be in


  • Jing Xu

    Director of Regional Programme for Asia and the Pacific

  • John Koldowski

    Special Advisor to the CEO, PATA

  • Qixiang Shan

    Director of the Palace Museum

  • Guoping Wang

    Former Secretary of Hangzhou municipal party committee

More speakers


  • 50+

  • 1000+

  • 80%

    Decision Makers
  • 500+

    Tourism Bureaus
    Tourist Attractions


It is expected that the conference will attract more than 1000 participants from tourism related industries and academic institutions.

Educators and researchers in the field of information technology and tourism;

Top executives from both domestic and international online travel agencies;

National and regional governmental officials from China and abroad;

Investment institutions and venture capitalists;

Managers and executives of tourism businesses;

International, national and local media representatives.

Sponsors and Partners

Zhejiang Province Tourism Bureau
Zhejiang University
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
China Association of National Parks and Scenic Sites
Zhejiang Tourism Groups
ZheJiang Daily Media
United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)
Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA)
Drore Technology
Zhejiang Daily Media Tourism Media Center
Woniu Tourist Attraction Management
Zhejiang University City College



Hotel: International Conference Hall,Intercontinental Hangzhou

Address: No. 2 East Jiefang Road, Hangzhou, P.R. China

Contact us
Balas Zheng
tel:+86 180 5810 6155
email: smarttourism2016@163.com
tel: +86 156 5713 9835
email: ISTC2016@163.com
Dazhe Huang
tel:+86 137 3580 0365
email: 13735800365@163.com