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Mekong Tourism Forum: Film Tourism And Visual Storytelling

Category
Deep Dive Sessions

Date
March 6, 2019

Time
15:00 - 15:45

Location
CityCube Berlin, Cube Club

-in cooperation with MTCO and PATA-

Film has inspired millions to visit destinations. Learn from experts about the power of movie productions to user-generated videos and how they can be integrated into destination marketing. The event is covering how films and videos of professional filmmakers as well as user-generated short-films and social media content have impacted tourism in destinations both positively and negatively, and how visual storytelling can drive change and educate about cultures and conservation. It will also be discussed what made the award-winning MekongMoments.com and the Mekong Mini Movie Festival so successful.

Greeting and Introduction:

Gerrit Krueger, Managing Director, Chameleon Strategies

Moderated by:

Dr. Mario Hardy, CEO, Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA)

Panel guests:

Rob Holmes, Founder & Chief Strategist, GLP Films

Nick Ray, Author, Lonely Planet & Hanuman Films, Cambodia

Jens Thraenhart, CEO, Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office (MTCO)

John Williams, VP Business Development, BBC Worldwide