Global Tourism Resilience Day to launch on Jamaica’s Expo 2020 National Day on 17 February
The first Global Tourism Resilience Day will be launched at Expo 2020 Dubai on 17 February by Edmund Bartlett, Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism and Co-Chair of the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre (GTRCMC), coinciding with Jamaica’s Expo 2020 Dubai National Day.
The annual day will showcase the need for the travel industry to focus on preparedness, crisis management, recovery and on-going resilience.
To mark the launch of the first Global Tourism Resilience Day, GTRCMC has partnered with the Global Travel and Tourism Resilience Council and the International Tourism Investment Corporation to organise an in-depth forum on resilience at the DP World Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai from 1300-1900 on 17 February.
At the forum, high-level international and regional speakers will share ideas on investment that leads to resilience, including Andrew Holness, Prime Minister of Jamaica; Uhuru Kenyatta, President of Kenya; Reyes Morato, Minister of Industry, Trade, and Tourism, Spain; Nayef Al Fayez, Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, Jordan; Adam Stewart, Executive Chairman, Sandals Resorts International; Julia Simpson, CEO, World Travel and Tourism Council; and Liz Ortiguera, CEO, Pacific Asia Travel Association.
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