Iskandar Malaysia Sustainable Tourism & Ecotourism Summit 2017



Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia

Organized By

Iskandar Regional Development Authority

Type of institution




Specific site/destination

Johor Bahru, Johor


Inclusive and sustainable economic growth

Lines of actions

Knowledge creation and dissemination

Type of activity

Events, meetings and conferences

Type of activity other

Site tours to Kukup Island Ramsar site, and a cultural & heritage enclave in the Johor Bahru City.

Estimated outreach/impact of your activity

Higher awareness of the significant role Sustainable Tourism can play in creating a strong & sustainable metropolis of international standing

Target group

Private sector

A mini seminar and panel discussion with experts from five different Tourism sub-sectors; Ecotourism; Medical Tourism; Muslim/Halal Travel; Theme Parks & Leisure; and Green City/Smart City Tourism.
Each will share updates of their respective projects and how the projects contribute towards the creation of Iskandar Malaysia, an economic corridor in southern Peninsula Malaysia.
The presentations will be followed by a panel discussion led by moderator Professor Dr Amran Hamzah, Director of Centre of Innovation, Planning & Development of University of Technology Malaysia.
This special program is part of the bigger 2-day symposium “Invest Iskandar Malaysia 2017” on 3 & 4 October 2017. Venue of event is Forest City, Johor, Malaysia.
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