Global Tourism Conference (GTC) is an international conference in tourism and hospitality, organized by Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT) in collaboration with Terengganu State Government, Tourism Malaysia Terengganu, Victoria University, Melbourne, Rikkyo University, Japan, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin (UniSZA), Tourism Educators Association of Malaysia (TEAM), Journal of Sustainability Science & Management (JSSM), Tourism, Culture & Communication (TCC), Journal of Business and Social Development (JBSD),Journal of Tourism, Hospitality & Culinary Arts, Yayasan Pembangunan Terengganu (YPU), Ketengah, Ping Anchorage Travel and Tours Sdn Bhd and Terengganu State Museum.
Gather local and international academicians, researchers & scholars
To bring together local and international academicians, researchers and scholars to present papers related to a broad field of tourism themes and sub-themes
To establish networks and strengthen professional relationship among academics from various related fields and also the relationship with the related industries;
Introduce UMT and Malaysia
To introduce UMT and Malaysia to the world and thus promote Malaysia as a regional education hub and international; and
Promoting Tourist Destination
To promote Terengganu as one of the main tourist destinations in Malaysia in conjunction with Visit Beautiful Terengganu 2017