First board meeting of global tourism resilience and crisis centre to take place in London this week

Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett

By Youri Kemp
Caribbean News Now associate editor

LONDON, England – Jamaica’s tourism minister, Edmund Bartlett, says the first board meeting of the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre is scheduled to take place in London this week.

The group will discuss the creation and implementation of an official strategy, for the development of the Centre, which will be housed at the UWI Mona Campus and will be officially launched during a conference coinciding with the Caribbean Marketplace Expo in Montego Bay, from January 29-31, 2019.

The overall goal of the Centre will be to assess (research/monitor), plan-for, forecast, mitigate, and manage risks related to tourism resilience and crisis management….

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