Multi-Hazard Conference Tomorrow

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The 5th Annual Multi-Hazard Disaster Management Symposium for tourism stakeholders will get under way tomorrow, Wednesday, August 18.

It will take place at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, Two Mile Hill, St Michael from 9:00 a.m. to noon.

Participants will have the opportunity to get a better idea about the threats which can destabilise the tourism sector. There will be a presentation on the Tivoli Gardens incident, its impact on the Jamaican tourism sector and what lessons can be learnt by local tourism officials.?? It will be delivered by Director-General in Jamaica’s Ministry of Tourism, Carrolle Guntley, who will speak on the topic: Tourism and Disasters – When the Unexpected Strikes.

Other highlights will include a panel discussion under the theme: The Importance of Safety and Security to Barbados’ Tourism Sector as well as remarks from the Coordinator of the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency, Jeremy Collymore.

Registration takes place between 9:00 a.m. and 9:30 a.m.??clashley@barbados.gov.bb

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