The 18th TourMIS Users’ Workshop & International Seminar on Knowledge is Power: Uniting Knowledge Institutions, NTOs and DMOs for collaborative success, will be hosted in Vienna on 7-8 September 2023. The event is organised by the European Travel Commission, MODUL University Vienna and the City Destinations Alliance (CityDNA). The event targets national, regional and city Destination Management Organisations (DMOs) as well as academia and tourism businesses from the private sector.
Day 1: By attending the workshop on the first day, led by Professor Karl Wöber, founder of TourMIS, participants will learn how to enter tourism statistics into the system and how to use the various benchmarking tools to produce valuable market research reports.
Day 2: The international seminar on ‘Knowledge of Power: Uniting Knowledge Institutions, NTOs and DMOs for collaborative success’ on day two will be led by CityDNA and during this event, participants will have the opportunity to get inspiration from destinations and learn about the opportunities and challenges of working with knowledge institutions both on the local and national level. Thanks to collaborative sessions, we will also focus on mutual understanding of the needs and particularities of both academia and tourism industry worlds, and reflect on how to cooperate in a meaningful and beneficial way for all. Attendees shall also understand from this event the importance of the educational sector and students, in particular for the city.’