FERNANDO AMER

Operations Manager, International Markets、BUENOS AIRES TOURISM BOARD
Fernando Amer is Operations Manager for the International Markets at the Buenos Aires Tourism Board. A resourceful, experienced, proactive and creative tourism professional well recognized in the industry, Mr. Amer has engaged in international meetings, incentive and leisure planning for over 20 years. Also former General Manager of two of Argentina´s leading luxury destination management companies, his firsthand market knowledge of his hometown city and diverse country is instrumental for the Buenos Aires Tourism Board to promote Argentina in international travel markets.
Speaker’s sessions
Tue, Oct 15, 10:40AM - 11:30AM

PANEL SESSION III: SMART CITIES TO SMART TOURISM DESTINATIONS: TOWARDS WELLNESS AND HAPPINESS (in cooperation with WTCF)

SI: Cantonese, English, Putonghua, Portuguese, Spanish

Tourism constitutes a central component in the economy, social life, and geography of many cities in the world. This session will examine the intersection of smart cities and smart tourism and how it will change the tourism experience. How can a smart city become a smart tourism destination? In the transition to smart tourism, what will be the effects on wellness tourism development? How can smart tourism and wellness tourism development counteract the effects of ‘over-tourism’? What have cities done to encourage wellness experiences for both residents and visitors, thereby increasing happiness? How can cities increase innovation and technological tools and improve tourism competitiveness? How can a city be future-ready?