Tourism of Jamaica has been attracting worldwide attention. No doubt the island is blessed with stunning beauty and striking charm but there is something that makes the island stand out of the crowd and it is the efforts made by its government to preserve its tourism.

Jamaica regularly hosts government as well as non-government events related to tourism to promote the touristic glory of the country. Next month, one such event is going to take place on the island and its name is Global Tourism Resilience Conference. Wondering what it is?

Well, today, we will discuss all the details of this event. So, read the article further.

What the Global Tourism Resilience Conference is all about? 

Global Tourism Resilience Conference is a multi-day event and its main purpose is to bring together the global tourism community, who will discuss and find out the solutions to today’s challenges in the tourism industry. Plus, they will also discuss investment opportunities with greater global resilience across the industry.

Why is the Global Tourism Resilience Conference organized?

After Covid 19, the tourism industry is affected badly. Usually, it is considered to be one of the most resilient industries but, at the same time, it is also highly vulnerable to pandemics and natural disasters. The purpose of organizing this conference is to build tourism resilience globally.

When will the Global Tourism Resilience Conference take place?

It is a three-day event that will start on 15th February 2023 and continue till 17 February. All three days will have a different theme and agenda to be discussed.

The event is going to be held for the first time ever and this is the reason that people are looking forward to it.

Who is organizing the Global Tourism Resilience Conference?

The conference will be held by the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre (GTRCMC). The whole thing will be managed by GTRCMC only.

Agenda of Global Tourism Resilience Conference

GTRCMC has planned a well-packed 3 days. With the fact that the theme is going to be different every day, the event will definitely be exciting. Let us tell you about all three days in detail.

  • First day

The first day is completely dedicated to bringing the investment community that consists of key leaders in private as well as public sectors together and discussing the future of the tourism industry. In addition, they will also talk about the key opportunities that can help the industry stand unfalteringly during bad times.

  • Second day

The second day of the event is the day when all the planned things will come into action and things will be discussed round-table with authority people. They will address every possible persisting challenge that might occur in building a resilient tourism industry. Besides this, they will also raise awareness among people on tourism resilience.

  • Third day

The third day is going to be the biggest because it is the first-ever Global Tourism Resilience Day. From now onwards, 17 February will be celebrated as Global tourism resilience day in Jamaica. This day will be celebrated in a grand way by raising awareness regarding tourism resilience around the globe.

Who will attend Global Tourism Resilience Conference?

The event is expected to be attended by diverse people from different ages and communities. Executives from different tourism businesses as well as senior government officials from all around the world will attend it.

Furthermore, senior members of the investment community, key stakeholders from civil society organizations, and multi‐ & bilateral institutions will grace the event with their presence.

It’s not like only VIPs can attend the event. To your surprise, anyone having a genuine love for tourism can be a part of this event. You can efficiently connect with the higher authorities and discuss & debate about new opportunities in the tourism industry.

Venue for Global Tourism Resilience Conference

Global Tourism Resilience Conference will be taking place at UWI Regional Headquarters Mona Road Kingston, St. Andrew Parish Jamaica.

Facilities you will get at the Regional Headquarters of the University of the West Indies during the event

Regional Headquarters of the University of the West Indies will offer you all the essential amenities that you require for your stay. We are going to talk about them.

  • Dining hall
  • Free Parking
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Eco-friendly atmosphere

How can you join the Global Tourism Resilience Conference?

As a general person, you would need to register for the event. Only then, you can attend it. The registration will be online and you can do it in just a few moments by visiting

Please keep in mind that the registration deadline for that is 8th February 2023. So, makes sure to register before that if you are interested in the event.

Conference language

English is an international language and the Global Tourism Resilience Conference will be conducted in the English language only so that everybody can express themselves freely. Also, they don’t face any problems in understanding the views and ideas of others.

Social programs during the event

You will be delighted to know that there will be a couple of social programs during the Global Tourism Resilience Conference. You can be a part of them and be more social. On 15th February, there will be a welcome reception where all delegates will be invited and the program will start at 6 p.m..

Besides this, the closing ceremony will also be held. That will be on 17th February at 7:30 p.m. on the East Lawns at Devon House.

Accommodation facility

The Global Tourism Resilience Conference will not provide any type of accommodation facility of its own. You would need to make your own arrangements. However, since the event is going to take place in a posh area, there are heaps of accommodation opportunities ranging from luxurious to average ones. You can book any hotel and enjoy a relaxing time during the event.

Since the Global Tourism Resilience Conference is going to take place for the first time in history ever, there is too much interest among travel enthusiasts, especially among people who want to make it an ever-growing industry. Let’s see how well things go in the event.

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