End of 2015
According to the decision of the Party Committee and the People’s Government of the Guizhou Province, Guizhou began to start the preparation of the International Mountain Tourism Alliance Research and Evaluation and strove for work.
The organizing committee and the general office of the International Mountain Tourism Alliance were established. The preparations were at the substantive stage, such as the International Mountain Tourism Alliance's organizational structure design, the preparation of rules and regulations, the recruitment of members, the establishment of approval, meeting preparation and other aspects.
21 Sep. 2016
The General Assembly and the plenary meeting of the Council of the International Mountain Tourism Alliance were convened in Xinyi city. IMTA held the alliance creation and the development seminar. A Council of 32 institutions and individuals was elected.
7 Feb. 2017
The establishment of the International Mountain Tourism Alliance has been approved by the State Council.
30 June 2017
The Ministry of Civil Affairs issued the "International Mountain Tourism Union registration of the establishment of the official reply" and "social group legal Person registration certificate" to the International Mountain Tourism Union Preparatory Committee. The International Mountain Tourism Alliance was officially established as a legitimate international organization incorporated in China.
15 Aug. 2017
August 15, 2017, the first annual meeting was held. The theme of the annual meeting was "the new opportunity and platform construction of sustainable development of mountain tourism". August 15, 2017, the International Mountain Tourism Alliance held an established ceremony in Xinyi city, the Qin southwest Buyi and Miao Autonomous Prefecture of Guizhou province. The International Mountain Tourism Alliance was formally established, marked by The International Mountain Tourism Alliance was officially listed. It was initiated by China, and the world's first international organization using mountain tourism as theme.
29 May 2019
The Launching Ceremony of International Mountain Tourism Day and Mountain Tourism International Forum (Nepal) was held in Kathmandu on May 29th, 2019. At the launching ceremony, the International Mountain Tourism Alliance, Chinese Mountaineering Association and Nepal Mountaineering Association jointly launched the Call to Action: Guarding our Mountain Home
28 Oct. 2019
After one year's construction, the Headquarters Building of the International Mountain Tourism Alliance was officially inaugurated on October 28. On the morning of October 28, the Inauguration Ceremony of the Headquarters Building of the International Mountain Tourism Alliance was held in the square of the headquarters building. The building is located in Shuanglong Airport Economic Zone, Guiyang City, Guizhou Province, covering a total area of 4000 square meters, with a total construction area of 20000 square meters. It has five floors above the ground and one floor underground, covering office, conference, exhibition and other functions.
27-29 Oct. 2019
The 2019 Annual Conference of the International Mountain Tourism Alliance (IMTA) took place at the newly-inaugurated headquarters building in Shuanglong Airport Economic Zone, Guiyang. With the theme "Working Together to Build a Community with a Shared Future in Mountain Tourism", with focus on major issues such as ecology, green, environmental protection, poverty alleviation and innovation, the conference will explore a path for the sustainable development of world mountain tourism in a global context, and provide case reference and theoretical guidance for practices of sustainable mountain tourism.
29 May 2020
29 May, 2020 marks the 2nd "International Mountain Tourism Day". In the special context of COVID -19, the International Mountain Tourism Alliance (IMTA) and Trip.com Group will jointly deliver a forum, with the theme " Pandemic Crisis and Challenges & Opportunities for Mountain Tourism", to pool the wisdom of global mountain tourism circles, discuss the impact of the pandemic crisis on mountain tourism and the entire tourism industry, and explore the trend and opportunity of post - pandemic recovery.
17-22 Nov. 2020
The 2020 Intrtnational Mountain Tourism Alliance Annual Conference conducted in-depth discussions around the theme "The Path of Mountain Tourism Development in the Post-COVID World", to concentrate on the concept, goal, method and ways of joining hands with IMTA members and other relevant organizations to reshape and revitalize mountain tourism after COVID-19. The main activities of the 2020 IMTA Annual Conference are divided into the Opening Ceremony & Theme Forum of 2020 IMTA Annual Conference, 2020 "Dialogue among Famous Mountains in the World" and 2020 "IMTA Mountain Tourism Awards" Road Show & Business Communication.The Theme Forum of 2020 IMTA Annual Conference conducted in-depth discussions around the mountain tourism serves as a critical engine to revitalize the tourism sector in the post-COVID world. Combining the characteristics of mountain tourism resources, the status quo of the industry and the trend of post-pandemic, the forum will pool the ideas and intelligence of international organizations, IMTA members, experts, KOLs, and industry elites to explore the development of global mountain tourism around the conference theme. The correlated activities of the 2020 IMTA Annual Conference are divided into the “Mountain Hero Club, Marvellous Roadside Scenery" The First Summit of China Self-Driving Tourism Industry Association Provincial Presidents and the Promotion of Guizhou Classic Self-Driving Tour Routes, Entrepreneurs Forum on "Facilitating Mountain Tourism in Guizhou Province", Entrepreneurs Forum on "Facilitating Mountain Tourism in Guizhou Province", Themed Salon of IMTA Members, Photography Exhibition of "Dialogue between Guizhou mountain tourism and famous mountains in the world", "8·9·00" Concept Meeting on New Demands, Market and Consumption, Mountain Tourism & Culture Exhibition and Guizhou Tourism Resource Investigation.
28-29 May 2021
On May 29th, the World Heritage Mountain (Jinfo Mountain) Summit was held in Nanchuan District of Chongqing. May 29th is also International Mountain Tourism Day. The summit was held under the theme of World Heritage Protection and Green Development of Mountain Tourism and the summit focused on the new developments of mountain tourism, aiming to promote the protection and utilization of world heritage sites.
27 Sep. 2021
During September 26-28, the 2021 International Mountain Tourism & Outdoor Sports Conference and the 16th Guizhou Tourism Industry Development Conference kicked off in Tongren city. And the 2021 Dialogue among Famous Mountains (Mount Fanjing) in the World, one of the major events, was held on September 27. The whole event was organized by International Mountain Tourism Alliance (IMTA), themed on “constructing a mountain tourism where man and nature co-exist harmoniously,” aimed at exploring a mountain tourism for the harmonious co-existence of mankind and nature in the post-COVID world, so as to facilitate the high-quality industrialization of mountain tourism in Guizhou province.
21 Dec. 2021
On December 21, the 2021 International Mountain Tourism Alliance(IMTA) Annual Conference kicked off online. Against the backdrop of global COVID-19 pandemic, international organizations, IMTA members, tourism experts, scholars and entrepreneurs from all over the world attended the Conference via videoconferencing , about 50 guests were presented at the main venue in Guiyang.
27-29 May 2022
The theme event of "2022 International Mountain Tourism Day" was successfully held in an online and offline way. The theme of this event is "Mountain Tourism Promotes Healthy Life and Cultural Exchange". the event was held online mainly with offline interaction. Create a more positive and healthy tourism life and market atmosphere, promote cultural exchanges between countries, enhance friendship and mutual integration, discuss, build and share a bright future for mountain tourism.
17-21 Aug. 2022
The 2022 Asia Mountain Tourism Promotion Conference was held at the headquarters of the International Mountain Tourism Alliance in Guiyang City, Guizhou Province. The conference was held online and offline with the theme of "Amity, Sincerity, Mutual Benefit, Inclusiveness, Cooperation and Sharing -- Jointly Building a New Future for Asian Mountain Tourism". During the conference, the Initiative on Jointly Promoting the Revitalization of Tourism in Asia in Guiyang and the Asian Tourism Promotion Plan and China's Practice of Tourism Poverty Reduction were released.
December 27, 2022
On December 27, the second General Assembly of International Mountain Tourism Alliance(IMTA) was held by video conference. The assembly elected the second Council and leadership Leaders of IMTA. They also reviewed the five years of work and proposed the development goals for the next four years and the work plan for 2023. The assembly deliberated and adopted the amendment note of the Statues of the International Mountain Tourism Alliance and other related matters.