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Global Tourism Resilience Forum

February 17

Global Tourism Resilience Forum

Thursday 17th February 2022

Global Tourism Resilience Forum

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Global Tourism Resilience Forum

Global Tourism Resilience Forum

Welcome note speakers:

  • The Most Honourable Andrew Holness, Prime Minister of Jamaica
  • His Excellency Uhuru Kenyatta, President of Kenya
  • Edmund Bartlett, Founder and Co-Chair, Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre, Minister of Tourism, Jamaica and Co- chair, Global Travel and Tourism Resilience Council
  • Najib Balala, Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife, Kenya and Chairman, Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre (GTRCMC)-East Africa
  • Talal Abu Ghazaleh, Founder & Chairman Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organisation
  • Taleb Rifai, Co-chair, Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre; Chairman ITIC Ltd; Co-chair, Global Travel and Tourism Resilience Council and Former Secretary-General UNWTO

Ministerial Panel: Enabling resilience and sustainability to accelerate the recovery of the global tourism industry.

Panellists:

  • Edmund Bartlett, Founder and Co-Chair, Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre, Minister of Tourism, Jamaica and Co- chair, Global Travel and Tourism Resilience Council
  • Najib Balala, Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife, Kenya and Chairman, Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre (GTRCMC)-East Africa
  • Senator The Lisa Cummins, Minister of Tourism and International Transport of Barbados and Chair Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO)
  • E. Nayef Al-Fayez, Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, Jordan
  • Philda Nani Kereng, Minister of Environment, Natural Resources Conservation & Tourism of Botswana

Moderators:

  • Gerald Lawless, Ambassador WTTC and Director ITIC Ltd
  • Professor Lloyd Waller, Executive Director, Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre

Tourism Business and Investment: Building resilience to attract investments in the global tourism industry: The new challenges and issues.

Panellists:

  • Adam Stewart ,Executive Chairman, Sandals Resorts International
  • Antonio Teijeiro, COO, Bahia Principe
  • Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Executive Chairman and CEO DMCC
  • Nicolas Mayer, Global Tourism Leader, PWC
  • Raki Phillips, CEO, Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKDA)

Moderator: Sameer Hashmi, Middle East Business Correspondent at BBC News

Women in Tourism: How are women central and contributing to transforming the global tourism industry and increasing its resilience?

Introduction by: Daniela Wagner, Group Business Development Director, Jacobs Media Group / The Global Travel and Tourism Resilience Council

Video message: H.E. Sheikha Mai Bint Mohammed Al Khalifa, President of the Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities

Panellists:

  • Senator The Kamina Johnson-Smith, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade of Jamaica
  • Nikolina Angelkova, Deputy Chair, Parliamentary Tourism Commission, National Assembly of Bulgaria, Former Minister of Tourism of Bulgaria (2014 -2020) and Responsible Person for GTRCMC in the Balkans
  • Esther Kagure Munyiri, Executive Director, Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre – East Africa
  • Liz Ortiguera, CEO Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA)
  • Yolanda Perdomo, Global Tourism Strategist, ICF
  • Rika Jean-Francois, Commissioner ITB Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Catheryn Khoo, Senior Researcher & Lecturer, Griffith Institute for Tourism Brisbane, Australia & Expert on Gender and Tourism in Asia and the Pacific, UNWTO

Moderator: Aradhana Khowala, CEO Aptamind Partners. Chair of the Global Advisory Board of The Red Sea Development Company

Launch of the book:

TOURISM RESILIENCE AND RECOVERY FOR GLOBAL SUSTAINABILITY AND DEVELOPMENT: Navigating Covid-19 and The Future.

  • Professor Lloyd Waller, Executive Director, Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre (GTRCMC)
  • Edmund Bartlett, Founder and Co-Chair, Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre, Minister of Tourism, Jamaica and Co- chair, Global Travel and Tourism Resilience Council

SIGNING OF MoU WITH SATELLITE CENTRES

  • Taleb Rifai, Co-chair, Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre; Chairman ITIC Ltd; Co-chair, Global Travel and Tourism Resilience Council and Former Secretary-General UNWTO
  • Edmund Bartlett, Founder and Co-Chair, Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre, Minister of Tourism, Jamaica and Co- chair, Global Travel and Tourism Resilience Council
  • Nikolina Angelkova, Deputy Chair, Parliamentary Tourism Commission, National Assembly of Bulgaria, Former Minister of Tourism of Bulgaria (2014 -2020) and Responsible Person for GTRCMC in the Balkan
  • Professor Lloyd Waller, Executive Director, Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre (GTRCMC)

Video messages:

  • Dr Gervan Fearon, President of George Brown College, Canada
  • Professor Salam Al-Mahadin, President, Academic Affairs, Middle East University, Jordan

Declaration of the Resilience Day.

  • Edmund Bartlett, Founder and Co-Chair, Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre, Minister of Tourism, Jamaica and Co- chair, Global Travel and Tourism Resilience Council
  • Najib Balala, Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife, Kenya and Chairman, Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre (GTRCMC)-East Africa
  • Senator The Kamina Johnson-Smith, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade of Jamaica
  • E. Nayef Al-Fayez, Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, Jordan
  • Talal Abu Ghazaleh, Founder & Chairman Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organisation
  • Taleb Rifai, Co-chair, Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre; Chairman ITIC Ltd; Co-chair, Global Travel and Tourism Resilience Council and Former Secretary-General UNWTO
  • Nikolina Angelkova, Deputy Chair, Parliamentary Tourism Commission, National Assembly of Bulgaria, Former Minister of Tourism of Bulgaria (2014-2020) and Responsible Person for GTRCMC in the Balkans
  • Aradhana Khowala, CEO Aptamind Chair of the Global Advisory Board of The Red Sea Development Company
  • Daniela Wagner, Director, Group Development, Jacobs Media Group/ The Global Travel and Tourism Resilience Council
  • Esther Kagure Munyiri, Executive Director, Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre- East Africa
  • Gerald Lawless, Ambassador WTTC and Director ITIC Ltd
  • Graham Cooke, Founder of the World Group
  • Ibrahim Ayoub, Group CEO, ITIC Ltd and Invest Tourism Ltd
  • Laurie Myers, Global Strategist, The Global Travel and Tourism Resilience Council
  • Liz Ortiguera, CEO Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA)
  • Professor Salam Al-Mahadin, President, Academic Affairs, Middle East University, Jordan

Video message:

  • Organization of American States (OAS)
  • Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA)

Closing:

  • Edmund Bartlett, Founder and Co-Chair, Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre, Minister of Tourism, Jamaica and Co- chair, Global Travel and Tourism Resilience Council
  • Najib Balala, Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife, Kenya and Chairman, Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre (GTRCMC)-East Africa
  • Taleb Rifai, Co-chair, Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre; Chairman ITIC Ltd, Co-chair, Global Travel and Tourism Resilience Council and Former Secretary General
  • Daniela Wagner, Director, Group Development, Jacobs Media Group / Resilience Council
  • Gerald Lawless, Ambassador WTTC and Director ITIC Ltd
  • Graham Cooke, Founder of the World Group
  • Ibrahim Ayoub, Group CEO, ITIC Ltd and Invest Tourism Ltd
Global Tourism Resilience Forum

Details

Date:
February 17

Venue

DP World Pavillion, Dubai