Dr Dirk Glaesser

Director of Sustainable Development of Tourism Programme, UNWTO and Panelist, Fostering Sustainable Tourism Development in the Digital Era and Future Orientation of the Tourism Industry

Dr Glaesser obtained his Ph.D. from the University of L√ľneburg, Germany and won the ITB scientific award for his work on Crisis Management. He is the author of a number of publications which have been widely translated.

The department for Sustainable Development of Tourism deals with the different challenges and opportunities of tourism development, among them environment and planning, investment and finance, risk and crisis management.