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History of ITOP

Year
Month
1995
10
- Working Level Representatives’ Meeting between Bali(Indonesia) and Hainan(China)
- Agreement on the establishment of an East-Asian Island Tourism Policy Forum
1996
4
- Representative Meeting between Jeju(South Korea) and Okinawa(Japan)
- Agreement on the realization of mutual exchange and the serch for space for tourism development
5
- Working Level Representatives Meeting between Bali and Jeju while Working level delegation in Bali visit Jeju
- Agreement on regularly hodling The Governors’ Conference
8
- The Governor’s Meeting held whil Okinawa Prefectural Governor visit Jeju
- Working Level delegation of Hainan visit Jeju
10
- Working level delegation of Jeju visit Okinawa
- Agreement on holding ITOP Forum regularly
1997
7
- Establishment and Operation Guidelines for ITOP Forum(‘97.7.24)
- Holding the First ITOP Forum (Jeju, South Korea)
※ Founding Regions: Jeju(South Korea), Bali(Indonesia), Hainan(China), Okinawa(Japan)
1998
7
-The 2th ITOP Forum(Okinawa, Japan)
1999
7
-The 3rd ITOP Forum(Bali, Indonasia)
2000
11
-The 4th ITOP Forum(Hainan, China)
2001
11
- The 5th ITOP Forum(Jeju, South Korea)
- Agreement on the establishment of ITOP Forum Secretariat in Jeju(Jeju Development Research Institute)
- Formation of Working Level Councils of Representatives of Four Regions (Jeju, Okinawa, Hainan, Bali)
2002
10
- The 6th ITOP Forum(Okinawa, Japan)
- Establishment and Operation of the Forum Secretariat in Jeju (Jeju Development Research Institue)
2003
6
- The 7th ITOP Forum(Bali, Indonasia)
2004
11
- The 8th ITOP Forum(Hainan, China)
※ Member Regions Added: Canary(Spain), Hawaii(USA), Southern Province(Sri Lanka), Zanzibar(Tanzania)
2005
11
- The 9th ITOP Forum(Canary, Spain)
2006
10
- The 10th ITOP Forum(Jeju, South Korea)
- Revision of Operation Manual(Burden of Expenses, Revision of Cooperative Partners, etc.)
2007
11
- The 11th ITOP Forum(Southern Province, Sri Lanka)
2008
11
- The 12th ITOP Forum(Okinawa, Japan)
※ Member Region Added: Phuket(Thailand)
2009
11
- The 13th ITOP Forum(Bali, Indonasia)
- ITOP Forum Secretariat (Jeju Tourism Organization)
- ITOP Forum English Website Opens
2010
11
- The 14th ITOP Forum(Hainan, China)
- Revision of Operation Manual(Exclusion, Added Condition for Joining, etc.)
2011
9
- The 15h ITOP Forum(Jeju, South Korea)
- ITOP Forum Official Symbo Approval
- Published the 15th Anniversary Bookelet (Review the Footsteps of the Last 15 Years of the ITOP Forum)
※ Member Region Added: Cebu(Philippines)
2012
11
- The 16th ITOP Forum(Okinawa, Japan)
2013
11
- The 17th ITOP Forum(Hainan, China)
※ Member Region Added: Penang(Malaysia)
2014
8
- The 18th ITOP Forum(Phuket, Thailand)
2015
10
- The 19th ITOP Forum(Jeju, South Korea)
- Revision of Operation Manual(Specification of Headquarters, Revision of Joining Procedures, etc.)
2016
10
- The 20th ITOP Forum(Southern Province, Sri Lanka)
- New Vision Declaration Ceremony to Celebrate the 20th Anniversary(Southern Province, Sri Lanka)
- The 20th Anniversary Booklet Published
2017
10
- The 21st ITOP Forum(Cebu, Philippines)
12
- The 1st ITOP International Policy Seminar(Jeju, South Korea)
2018
6
- The 22nd ITOP Forum(Penang, Malaysia)
10
- The 2nd ITOP International Policy Seminar(Jeju, South Korea)
2019
5
- The 23rd ITOP Forum(Okinawa, Japan)
11
- The 3rd ITOP International Policy Seminar(Jeju, South Korea)
2020
11
- The 4th ITOP International Policy Seminar(Jeju, South Korea)
2021
11
- The 5th ITOP International Policy Seminar(Jeju, South Korea)
2022
11
- The 6th ITOP International Policy Seminar(Jeju, South Korea)