Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre Donates Bahamas Aid

“Building resilience to predict, manage and recover from these disruptions has become even more critical,” said Edmund Bartlett.

By Brian Major

The Jamaica-based Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre (GTRCM) on Monday donated $50,000 for hurricane relief to the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and Aviation at GTRCM’s board of governors meeting in London.

The donation was drawn from GTRCM’s relief fund supporting “tourism-ravaged economies” impacted by disruptions including natural disasters and pandemics, said GTRCM officials. Category 5 Hurricane Dorian struck the Bahamas last month causing widespread flooding and destruction in the territory’s Abaco Islands and Grand Bahama Island districts.  Read more >>