Dr. Dirk Glaesser
Dirk Glaesser is Director for Sustainable Development of Tourism Department at the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). The department deals with the different challenges and opportunities of sustainable tourism development, among them climate change, sustainable consumption and production, biodiversity and travel facilitation. Dr. Glaesser joined the World Tourism Organization in 1997 and held various positions in UNWTO, among them as Chief of the Risk and Crisis Management Department and as supervisor of UNWTO’s Consulting Unit on Biodiversity and Tourism.
Dr. Glaesser obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Lüneburg, 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.
Dr. Glaesser is married and has two children.
Director Sustainable Development of Tourism
World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)
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