TPO ACTIVITIES

TPO Activity Report - 2018

1. Management of Organization

제8회 TPO 총회 개최
1. The 8th TPO Forum
  • Period : 20 ~ 23 June2018
  • Venue : Rex Hotel, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Participants : TPO member cities and industry members, invited guests, etc. (Approximately 300 persons from 31 cities of 6 counties)
  • Objectives : To deliberate on significant issues in the field of tourism and to exchange information and opinions among member cities
  • Theme : Smart Tourism
  • Program
    • Opening Ceremony, Session Ⅰ・Ⅱ・Ⅲ
    • Bilateral Meeting, the 31st Executive Committee Meeting
    • Other Events: Networking Reception, Welcome & Farewell Dinner, TPO Best Award Ceremony 2018, Technical Tour of Ho Chi Minh City etc.
    • TPO Joint Marketing Project (Operation of PR Booth targeting local tourism operators in Vietnam)
제30회 및 제31회 운영위원회 (운영위원도시 대상)
2. The 31st Executive Committee Meetings
  • Date : 22 June 2018 (During the 8th TPO Forum)
  • Venue : Sunflower room, Rex Hotel, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Participants : Busan, Jeonju, Tongyeong, Fukuoka, Guangzhou, Sanya, Ho Chi Minh City, Taiping
  • Summary
      Approval on the New Member and Co-President City
    • A. New Member : Boryeong City(Korea)
    • B. Co-President City : Jeonju City(Korea)
      Composition of the Executive Committee
    • The new composition of Executive Committee members was approved as follows :
    • A. Executive Committee is composed of 13 Executive Committee Member Cities for 2018~2019 term
    • B. President City : Busan Metropolitan City, Korea
    • C. Co-President City : Jeonju City and Tongyeong City, Korea
    • D. Executive Committee Cities : Guangzhou, Sanya (China), Fukuoka (Japan), Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam), Jakarta (Indonesia), Ipoh (Malaysia), Vladivostok (Russia), Bangkok (Thailand), Manila (Philippines), MCM Group(Business and Industry Member)
  • The Settlement of Accounts and the Report of the Financial Audit of Secretariat for 2016 : Approved The Adjustment of Budget Plan of TPO for 2018 : Approved
제30회 및 제31회 운영위원회 (운영위원도시 대상)
국가별 지역회의
3. Regional Meetings - Korea
  • Date : 8 ~ 9 March 2018 (2 days and 1 night)
  • Venue : Ramada Encore Haeundae Hotel, Busan Metropolitan City, Korea
  • Participants : 48 delegates from member cities and industry members of Korea
  • Summary
    • Lecture on the ways for Tourism Exchange and Marketing through TPO (Dr. Mr. Jo Young-ho)
    • TPO Activity Report for 2017 and Activity Plan for 2018 (Mr. Shin Yeon-seung, Secretary-General of TPO)
    • TPO Networking Dinner
    • Technical Tour of Busan

2.Joint Projects

공동사업 가오슝
1. Joint Marketing Projects
1) TPO Travel Trade 2018 - Kaohsiung
  • Period : 20 ~ 23 April 2019
  • Venue : Kaohsiung Exhibition Center, Chinese Taipei
  • Name of Event : Kaohsiung International Travel Fair 2018
  • Participating countries and Exhibitors : 322 Exhibitors of 8 countries
  • Visitors : 282,329
  • Details
    • Operation of TPO Joint PR Booth
    • TPO Member Cities’ PR Presentation
    • Technical Tour of Kaohsiung
  • Participants : Busan, Busan Jung-gu, Donghae, Gangneung, Buryeong, Pohang, Ulsan, Yeongju, Changwon, Lianyungang, Sanya, Dujiangyan, Taiping
공동사업 가오슝2
2) TPO Travel Trade & Smart Tourism Products Exhibition
  • Date : 22 June 2018 (During the 8th TPO Forum)
  • Venue
    • TPO Travel Trade : Lotus Ballroom, Rex Hotel, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    • Smart Tourism Product Exhibition : Park View Lobby, Rex Hotel, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Participants : 350 persons from 21 member cities of 5 countries, local outbound travel agencies in Vietnam, tourism related organizations and media, etc.
  • Details
    • Operation of PR Booth and 1 on 1 Business Consultation between the member cities and invited organizations
    • Distribution of promotion materials and souvenirs of member cities
    • Screening promotional video clips of the member cities
공동사업 가오슝2
3) Tourism Marketing Support Service
  • • Date : 4 ~ 8 September 2018
  • • Venue : Saigong Exhibition and Convention Center, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • • Name of event : Support for inviting foreign tourism operators to the 14th International Travel Expo Ho Chi Minh City(ITE HCMC 2018)
  • • Detail
    • Inviting foreign tourism operators, tourism related organizations, media, etc. (15 tourism operators and media from Korea and Japan)
    • Participation in B2B meetings through buyer-seller pre-appointment system
    • Local market analysis through 1 on 1 consultation between buyers and sellers, data collection on tourism marketing strategies and relevant opinions, creation of business opportunities, etc.
    • More than 250 meeting appointments made at the B2B Session
관광분야 인재육성사업
2. Human Resources Development Program in Tourism Sector
1) K-CLIP 2018
  • Date : 6 ~ 17 August 2018 (12 days 11 nights)
  • Venue : Jeonju, Iksan, Gunsan, Imsil, Namwon, Andong, Ganghwa, Goyang Korea
  • Participants : 42 persons from 28 cities of 9 countries
  • Details : Korean culture and tradition experience, participation in various activities such like traditional performances and festivals, field trips to Korean member cities, etc.
TPO마케팅 센터 운영
3. Operation of TPO Marketing Center
  • Establishment date : March 2018
  • Venue : Busan Global Village
  • Detail
    • Promotion of TPO and the member cities to the visitors (around 4,0000 per year)
    • Showing PR video clips on tourism resources of the member cities
    • Provision and distribution of promotional material of the member cities
    • English lessons on TPO member cities (about 180 times per month)

3. Information Service and Communication

1. Operation of TPO Website (www.aptpo.org)
  • Introduction of TPO and its activities and communication with the members
  • Provision of tourism information on the members and enhancement of PR functions
  • Service in English, Korean, Japanese, and Chinese
2. Publication of TPO official magazine, “Tourism Scope”
  • Publication of E-Magazine in English, Korean, Chinese, and Japanese
  • Distribution of its printed version in English
  • Publication of 40th, 41st and 42nd Edition
  • Publication of TPO Members’ Destination Directory Book
3. Publication of TPO E-newsletter, “Tourism News Patrol”
  • Publication: Every month / Online / Service in English, Korean, Japanese, and Chinese
  • Publication of TPO Newsletter No. 155 – 166 from January to December 2018