Global Tourism Resilience Forum 2022

Global Tourism ResilienceForum


A must-attend event

On Thursday 17 February 2022 at 14:00 to 19:00

Dubai Expo 2020 – DP World Pavilion (Flow Gallery)


The Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre (GTRCMC) is proud to host in partnership with International Tourism and Investment Conference (ITIC) and the Resilience Council, The Global Tourism Resilience Forum on Thursday 17 February 2022. The theme of the Forum will be “Accelerating Recovery through Resilience and Investment”. It will seek to foster a global collaboration among governments, thought leaders and industry experts to enhance tourism resilience through innovative solutions, culminating in the official launch of the “Global Tourism Resilience Day”. His Excellency Uhuru Kenyatta, President of Kenya and The Most Honourable Andrew Holness, Prime Minister of Jamaica will address the audience virtually.

The panel discussions will be as follows:
  • Ministerial Panel: Enabling resilience and sustainability to accelerate the recovery of the global tourism industry
  • Tourism Business and Investment: Building resilience to attract investments in the global tourism industry – The new challenges and issues
  • How women are contributing to transforming the global tourism industry and increasing its resilience?

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Other senior speakers will include Ministers of Tourism: Hon. Edmund Bartlett of Jamaica, Hon. Najib Balala of Kenya, H.E. Nayef Al Fayez of Jordan, Senator The Hon. Kamina Johnson-Smith of Jamaica, Senator The Hon. Lisa Cummins, of Barbados, Hon. Philda Nani Kereng of Botswana, Hon. Reyes Morato of Spain; Leaders of the industry: Dr. Talal Abu Ghazaleh, Founder & Chairman Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organisation; Dr. Taleb Rifai, former Secretary-General of UNWTO and chairman of ITIC; Nicolas Mayer, Global Tourism Leader, PWC; Raki Phillips, CEO, RAKDA); Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Executive Chairman and CEO DMCC; Adam Stewart Chairman, Sandals Resorts; Antonio Teijeiro, COO; Bahia Principe; Liz Ortiguera, (PATA); Gerald Lawless, Ambassador WTTC and Director ITIC ltd and many more…

With our sincere thanks and look forward to welcoming you at the event next Thursday.
Hon. Edmund Bartlett
Minister of Tourism of Jamaica
and Chair GTRCMC
Dr. Taleb Rifai
Co-chair of GTRCMC, Chairman of ITIC Ltd
and former Secretary-General, UNWTO