On November 17-18, 2011, the GUAM Secretariat in Kyiv hosted the 12th meeting of the GUAM Working Group on Tourism for the heads/ deputy heads of departments responsible for developing tourism in the GUAM member states. The event involved representatives from tourism administrations and embassies of GUAM member states and the GUAM Secretariat.

The meeting participants were briefed on the implementation of the Action Plan for Developing a Joint GUAM-Japan Tourist Product. They also discussed the timing of the press tour for interested members of the Japanese media, and agreed to hold a press tour in April 2012.

In addition, the parties discussed the possibility of expanding joint tourist products to other markets such as the U.S.A, Canada, and South Korea.

The parties agreed to hold the next meeting of the Working Group on Tourism for agency heads in the first quarter of 2012. The specific date and place of the meeting will be arranged through diplomatic channels.