The annual Champions in Challenge awards have been presented at the Global Travel & Tourism Resilience Council’s fourth Global Resilience Summit in London. The awards are organised by the International Institute for Peace Through Tourism (IIPT) in conjunction with the Resilience Council in furthering their mission. The awards focus on the importance of tourism as a force for good – aiding recovery, boosting resilience and promoting prosperity through ethical and sustainable practices.
The Resilience Through Tourism Summit will bring together key stakeholders from the private and public sectors to discuss strategies for recovery and developing resilience, brand management for sustainable growth and effective communications. The one-day conference will look at regional and international case studies and shared best practices.
“This is inviting a whole new world order. Mankind must be prepared for new discussion, a new paradigm with greater levels of global collaboration. It even opens up opportunities for world peace. “Man will have a better sense of who he or she must be – issues of love, charity and social responsibility will emerge.” Minister Bartlett said the Jamaican response had been “based on the science” and the country had taken “strong measures” to prepare for the global Covid-19 pandemic. These have included a public information campaign about hygiene and how to adapt behaviour to spread the virus, and a ramping-up of health programmes to address the crisis. And Minister Bartlett said Jamaica had taken measures to control the arrival of non-citizens, a