The Symposium is where tomorrow's tourism is defined by presenting visionary ideas that allow decision makers to find out about future market trends. Reflecting its business partners' aims, the Symposium's goals are to contribute to the economic development of mountain regions by strengthening the competitiveness of their businesses. By providing strategic insight into market trends, the Symposium stimulates exchanges of current and future best practices, and consideration of various strategic approaches. The Symposium stands out as the essential meeting place for decision-makers in the tourism industry as well as public sector policies, seeking direct links with the business world. This selective approach allows the Symposium to bring together more than a hundred and fifty companies from more than twenty countries.