The chair of the Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO) Kenneth Bryan, engaged in important talks with Zurab Pololikashvili, Secretary-General of UN Tourism (formerly UNWTO), at the second Global Tourism Resilience Conference in Montego Bay, Jamaica.

The two leaders discussed investments in education, training and marketing opportunities during a vibrant conversation. “This conference embodies our collective determination to both foresee and adapt to the industry’s challenges,” remarked Chair Bryan, who also is the Minister of Tourism and Ports in the Cayman Islands.

CTO Secretary-General and CEO Dona Regis-Prosper also attended the meeting and engaged in productive discussions with stakeholders. On Saturday, conference attendees celebrated the second Global Tourism Resilience Day, an official United Nations celebration.

The day aims to emphasize the need to foster resilient tourism development to deal with shocks, taking into account the vulnerability of the tourism sector to emergencies. “Here’s to resilience, recovery, and a brighter future for tourism,” Pololikashvili stated.