More International support for tourism in the wake of Dusit attack
SEE ALSO :The unseen war - Part 2''On behalf of the people of Jamaica, Jamaica's Tourism Ministry, we wish to express our deepest condolences to families affected and the general Kenyan population,'' he said. Bartlett also consoled with Cabinet Secretary for Tourism and Wildlife, Mr Najib Balala who is also chairman of the UNWTO Africa Tourism Commission which will be collaborating with Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre “These acts of terror have also brought to the fore the urgent need for strategic infrastructure and mechanisms to be able to detect, manage and recover and this is where the Global Resilience Centre comes in and will play its part in this regard. He added that the Centre therefore stands ready to support the recovery efforts. The Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre, which will be housed at the University of the West Indies Mona, was first announced during the United Nations World Tourism Organization’s (UNWTO) Global Conference on Jobs and Inclusive Growth: Partnerships for Sustainable Tourism, held in Montego Bay last November. Its formation is as a response to political turmoil, climatic events, pandemics, shifting global economies as well as crime and violence which can be devastating to travel and tourism.
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