Global Tourism Crisis and Resilience Management Centre to determine 5 Satellite Centers in Africa

Global Tourism Crisis and Resilience Management Centre to determine 5 Satellite Centers in Africa

eTurboNews Syndication:

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett has announced that the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre (GTRCM) will undoubtedly be establishing satellite centers in Kenya, Seychelles, South Africa, Nigeria, and Morocco to expand their reach within the continent.

This agreement emanated from discussions held in the margins of the 23rd session of the UNWTO General Assembly, occurring in St currently. Petersburg, Russia.

The Satellite Centres will concentrate on regional issues and can share information in Nano time with the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre. They’ll work as think tanks to build up possible solutions then.

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Each Minister of identifying a university within their respective countries, to collaborate with the University of the West Indies and by extension the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre.

Relevant memoranda of understanding are increasingly being finalized to facilitate this agreement also, you start with the satellite Centre in Kenya.

This occurs the heels of President of the Republic of Kenya, His Excellency Uhuru Kenyatta’month s assumption as Honorary Co-Chair of the GTRCM for Africa last.

President Kenyatta joins the esteemed ranks of Prime Minister, probably the most Hon. Andrew Holness and Her Excellency, Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, former President of Malta, that are GTRCM honorary co-chairs also.

The Governments of Jamaica and the Republic of Kenya also recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to broaden cooperation in tourism. At areas listed in the framework for cooperation will be the promotion of safe, sustainable and ethical tourism; collaboration on addressing risk linked to tourism crisis and resilience management, through development and research, policy advocacy and communication management, and training and capacity building.


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While in Russia, the Minister has been championing the efforts of the GTRCM.  He used his platform to handle the overall Assembly to discuss the disruptions in the Caribbean, with particular concentrate on the Bahamas and its own recent experience with Hurricane Dorian. His speech was welcomed by the UNWTO General Assembly, which has expressed solidarity with the national government and folks of the Bahamas.

The Global Tourism Crisis and Resilience Management Centre, that was announced in 2017 first, operates in a worldwide context that’s characterized by not merely new challenges, but additionally new opportunities for tourism in order to enhance the tourism product in addition to to guarantee the sustainability of tourism globally. The best reason for the Centre would be to assist destination preparedness, recovery and management from disruptions and/or crises that impact tourism and threaten economies and livelihoods globally.

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The Minister and his delegation are anticipated to come back from Russia, 2019.

Author: George Taylor

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