Declaration of Time 2023


Popular questions

  1. The G20 Bali Summit 2022 is an important international political and economic government event.
  2. The global pandemic tested the entire world, including G20 economies, with travel and tourism economies hit the hardest.
  3. The tourism sector exemplifies resilience, confirming synergy with other economically important sectors.
  4. The world-famous island of tranquility is a major tourist location.
  5. This island is the host of this G20 meeting. It is hoped that 20 heads of state shall attend.
  6. The president of Indonesia, as a host country on a personal visit, invited the presidents of Russia and Ukraine.
  7. Considering the global situation, the G20 plays a vital role in the world’s future, including our travel sector.
  8. Like any convention or meeting, the G20 relies on the Travel and Tourism Industry’s meeting and incentive sector (MICE) to play a major supporting role, including food preparation and lodging accommodations.
  9. The travel and tourism sector reflects more than 10% of the global economy.
  10. The World Tourism Network’s mission, with members in 128 countries, is to be a voice for the tourism industry’s small and medium enterprises, which constitute up to 85% of our travel sector.
  11. Bali is also known as the peaceful Island of the Gods.
  12. Tourism is the custodian of peace as established by UNWTO and UNESCO.
  13. UNWTO sees Tourism as the main bridge for building understanding. It has a unique ability to promote peace between and among people everywhere.
  14. Tourism and travel provide an understanding, which adds empathy.
  15. Public and private global collaborations and cooperation are crucial for the sector’s future.
  • World Tourism Network calls on all G20 participants to be an ambassador of world peace and remember that tourism cannot function without peace.
  • The WTN calls upon the G20 leaders to recognize the important role of tourism, specifically in creating peace through understanding and empathy.
  • The WTN also calls upon the G20’s leadership to recognize the Bali tourism industry’s important role in ensuring this summit is a logistical success.
  • Mudi Astuti, Chairwoman of World Tourism Network Indonesian Chapter
  • Juergen Steinmetz, Chairman
  • Dr. Peter Tarlow, President
  • Alain St. Ange, VP of International Affairs
  • Dr. Walter Mzembi, Chairman African Chapter
  • Mohammed Hakim Ali, Chairman Bangladesh Chapter
  • Aleksandra Gardasevic-Slavuljica, Chairwomen Montenegro Chapter & Ministry of Economic Development and Tourism Montenegro
  • Arvind Nayer, Vintage Travel & Tours & WTN Zimbabwe Chapter
  • Ivan Liptuga, National Tourism Organization of Ukraine
  • Cuthbert Ncube, Chairman African Tourism Board
  • Louis D’Amore, Founder of the International Institute for Peace Through Tourism
  • Rudolf Herrmann, Chairman WTN Chapter Malaysia
  • Ida Bagus Agung Parta Adnyana, Chairman of the Bali Tourism Board (BTB)
  • Levie Lantu, CEO of Bali Convention and Exhibition Bureau (BaliCEB)
  • Trisno Nugroho, Director of the Central Bank of Indonesia Bali
  • Prof. Ikrar Taruna, Chairman Indonesian Medical Council
  • Ratna Ningshi Eka Soebrata, PATA Bali & NT Chapter
  • Gusti Suranata, ICA, Bali
  • Jimmi Saputra, Pegasus Indonesia Travel, Bali
  • Lydia Dewi Setiawan, West Java
  • Hidayat Wanasuita,, Bali
  • Jeannine Litmanowicz, Magic Balkans, Israel
  • Mega Ramasamy, Association Airline Ambassadors, Mauritius
  • Mathieu Hoeberigs, World Sports Office, Belgium
  • Gottfried Pattermann, Tipps Media & Verlag, Germany
  • Arvind Nayer, Vintage Travel & Tours, Zimbabwe
  • Sanjay Datta, Airborne Holidays, India
  • Zoltan Somogyi, Hungary
  • Shuaibu Chiroma Hassan, Isa Kaita College of Education, Nigeria
  • Birgit Trauer, The Cultural Age, Australia
  • Georges Kahy, Touristica, Canada
  • Dawood Auleear, Alif Society, Mauritius
  • John Rinaldi, Travel Time, FL, USA
  • Sunday Campbell, Aerostan Ventures, Nigeria
  • Jean Baptiste Nzabonimpa, Afrika Tourism Advisory & Conversation Center, Rwanda
  • Stephenie Harte, Frogmore Creek Winery, Tasmania, Australia
  • Jane Rai, Going Places Tour, Malaysia
  • Hassan Hassan, Fukwe Tours, Zanzibar, Tanzania
  • Ransford Tamaklie, Discover Africa Destinations Tourism & Trading, Accra, Ghana
  • Sameer Patil, Mumbai, India
  • Max Haberstroh, International Consultant Sustainable Tourism, Germany
  • Manajah Nii Tetteh Nixon, Music and Creativity International, Accra, Ghana
  • Audrey Higbee, CA, USA
  • Fernando Enrique Dozo, Academia Argentina de Turismo, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Mario Folchi, Argentine Academy of Tourism, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Moses Johnson, H-View Travel & Tours, Lagos, Nigeria
  • Oluwasogo Adebanwo, Folasogo Multi Intl., Oyoi State, Nigeria
  • Mohamed Elsherbini, King Tut Tours, CA, USA