TPO ACTIVITIES

TPO Activity Report - 2019

1. Management of Organization

제8회 TPO 총회 개최
1. The 9th TPO General Assembly
  • Period : 25 - 28 September 2019
  • Venue : Paradise Hotel, Busan, Korea
  • Participants : TPO member cities and industry members, invited guests, etc.
    (Approximately 700 persons from 85 cities of 15 counties)
  • Objectives : To deliberate on significant issues in the field of tourism and to
    exchange information and opinions among member cities
  • Theme : Common prosperity in tourism through open partnership
  • Program
    • - Opening Ceremony, Session Ⅰ・Ⅱ
    • - Bilateral Meeting, the 34th Executive Committee Meeting
    • - Other Events: Networking Reception, Welcome&Farewell Dinner
      TPO Best Award Ceremony 2019, Technical Tour of Busan Metropolitan City, etc.
    • - TPO Tourism Road Show
제30회 및 제31회 운영위원회 (운영위원도시 대상)
2. The 33rd and 34th Executive Committee Meetings
  • Date : 29 June 2019 (During the 8th TPO Forum)
  • Venue : Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Participants : Busan, Jeonju, Tongyeong, Ipoh, Fukuoka,Ho Chi Minh City, Jakarta
  • Summary
    • Approval on the new members
    • A. Government Members
      • - Korea : Dong-gu of Daegu Metropolitan City, Saha-gu of Busan
        Metropolitan City, Jeju Special Self-Governing Province
      • - Vietnam : Dalat
      • - Nepal : Dhulikhel
      • - Japan : Kanazawa
      • - Indonesia : Baubau, Pariaman, Bogor Regency, Taliabu Regency, Nias

    • B. Non-Profit and Non-Government Organization Member
      • - Busan Chamber of Commerce & Industry
      • - Busan Design Center

    • C. Business and Industry Member
      • - Blessing AMC CO., Ltd
      • - Kyungwoon University
    • Settlement of Accounts and the Result of Auditing the TPO Secretariat for 2017 : Approved
    • Audit Plan for the TPO Secretariat for 2018 : Approved
    • Adjustment of budget plan for 2019 : Approved
    • Amendments to the TPO Secretariat Operating Regulations : Approved
국가별 지역회의
3. The 34th Executive Committee Meeting
  • Date: 26 September 2019 (During the 9th TPO General Assembly)
  • Venue: Sicily Room, Paradise Hotel, Busan, Korea
  • Participants: Guangzhou, Busan, Jeonju, Tongyeong, Fukuoka, Sanya, Ho Chi Minh City, Ipoh, Jakarta
  • Summary
    • Approval on new members
    • A. Government Members
      • - Korea : Sejong
      • - Laos : Vientiane
      • - Indonesia : Ambon, Jailolo, Langgur, Maumere,North Sumatra, Padang, Samosir, Serdang Bedagai, Tambrauw
      • - Malaysia : Kuala Kangsar, Alor Setarl
      • - Mongolia : Uvs, Dornogovi
      • - Nepal : Bheemdatt, Dharan, Harion
      • - Timor-Leste : Liquica, Ermera, Maliana, Manatuto
      • - Uzbekistan : Samarkand
      • - Vanuatu : Port Vila
      • - Vietnam : Bac Ninh, Vungtau

    • B. Non-Profit and Non-Government Organization Member
      • - Seoul Tourism Organization

    • Approval on new projects
      • - A. Composition of TPO Consulting Committee
      • - B. Establishment of TPO Joint Marketing Center
      • - C. EstablishmentoftheTPOOnlineCooperationNetwork
      • - D. CultivationofHumanResourcesandTPOCapacityBuildingganization

    • Adjustment of Budget for 2019 : Approved
    • Deliberation on the activity and budget plan for 2020 : Approved
    • Recommendation for the next presidential candidates
      • (President city : Busan, Korea / Co-president cities : Pariaman, Indonesia, Taiping, Malaysia, Jeonju and Ulsan, Korea)
    • Selection of the host cities for 9th Forum and 10th General Assembly
      • (10th General Assembly : North Sumatra, Indonesia)
    • Composition of the Executive Committee
    • Presidency cities and executive members of each country
      • - China: Guangzhou, Sanya
      • - Japan: Fukuoka
      • - Vietnam: Ho Chi Minh City
      • - Indonesia: Jakarta
      • - Malaysia: Ipoh
      • - Russia: Vladivostok
      • - Thailand: Bangkok
      • - Philippines: Manila
      • - Nepal, Timor-Leste, Mongolia, Vanuatu, Laos (TBD)
    • Arrangement of presidential meeting : Approved
제30회 및 제31회 운영위원회 (운영위원도시 대상)
4. Regional Meetings - Korea
  • Date : 14-15 March 2019 (2 days and 1 night)
  • Venue : Westopia Resort, Boryeong, Korea
  • Participants : 35 delegates from Korean member cities the Secretariat
  • Summary
    • TPO Activity Report for 2018 and Activity Plan for 2020
    • TPO Networking Dinner
    • Discussion on the ways to activate member's participation
제30회 및 제31회 운영위원회 (운영위원도시 대상)
5. Regional Meetings - Vietnam
  • Date : 7 March 2019
  • Venue : Sigon-DaLat Hotel, Da Lat City, Vietnam
  • Participants : 30 delegates from 4 member cities and 3 non-member cities in Vietnam, and the Secretariat, etc.
  • Summary
    • Report on TPO Activity Plan for 2019 and new initiatives
    • Discussion on membership expansion in Vietnam
제30회 및 제31회 운영위원회 (운영위원도시 대상)
6. Regional Meetings - Indonesia
  • Date : 11 February 2019
  • Venue : City hall, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Participants : 90 delegates from 3 member cities and 16 non-member cities, and the Secretariat, etc.
  • Summary
    • Report on TPO Activity Plan for 2019 and new
    • Discussion on membership expansion in Vietnam and TPO initiatives

2. Joint Projects

공동사업
1. Joint Marketing Project

1) TPO Travel Trade 2019 - Jakarta

  • Participants: City members and members in the private sectors, etc.
  • Period :29 - 30 May 2019
  • Venue : Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Participating countries and Exhibitors : Approximately 215 persons including delegates from 20 member cities 6 countries, related organization, local media, etc.
  • Details
    • - Operation of TPO Joint PR Booth and B2B session
    • - TPO Member Cities’ PR Presentation

2) TPO Travel Trade 2019 - Busan (During the 9th TPO General Assembly)

  • Date : 22 June 2018 (During the 8th TPO Forum).
  • Venue
    • TPO Travel Trade : Gunam-ro, Haeundae, Busan, Korea
  • Participants : Delegations of member cities, local media, public, etc.
  • Details
    • - Operation of PR Booth of member cities and tourism related organizations
    • - Traditional dance performance by member city (Hp Chi Minh City)

3) TPO Travel Trade 2019 - Kunming

  • Date : 15-17 November 2019
  • Venue : Dianchi International Convention & Exhibition Center
  • Name of event : China International Travel Mart 2019
  • Details
    • - Operation of PR Booth of member cities
    • - Participation in B2B meetings through buyer-seller pre-appointment system
2. Human Resources Development Program in Tourism Sector

1) K-CLIP 2019

  • Date : 30 July - 10 August, 2019 (12 days and 11 nights)
  • Venue : Andong, Jeonju, Imsil, Namwon, Dong-gu in Daegu, Korea
  • Participants : 40 persons from 30 cities of 10 countries
  • Details : Korean culture and tradition experience, participation in various activities such as
    traditional performances and festivals, field trips to Korean member cities, etc.
TPO 회원도시 관광정보 교환사업
3. Operation of TPO Marketing Center
  • Establishment date : March 2018
  • Venue : Busan Global Village
  • Details
    • - 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 43rd 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. 166 – 176 from January to December 2019