All planning are being perfected for the third edition of Global Tourism Resilience Conference to be held in the City of Malaga, Spain between 16th and 17th February, 2024.
This became a reality aftermath a meeting and subsequent joint announcement by Mr. Jonathan Gómez Punzón, Head of Malaga Tourism Board and Hon. Edmund Bartlett, Minister of Tourism, Jamaica, Co-chair and Founder, GTRCMC in Cape Town on the 4th April, 2023 during the ITIC-WTM; African Tourism Investment Summit where Hon. Edmund Bartlett, Minister of Tourism of Jamaica, Co-chair and Founder of the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre GTRCMC announced that next year’s Global Tourism Resilience Conference will be held in the historical and enchanting city of Malaga to the admiration of all.
You will recall that the 17th February was proclaimed by the United Nations as the Global Tourism Resilience Day, an initiative spearheaded by Hon. Edmund Bartlett, Minister of Tourism of Jamaica and voted by 94 nations at the General Assembly of the UN on the 4th February 2023. This United Nations proclamation culminated in the second edition of the Global Tourism Resilience Conference from the 15th to the 17th February 2023 in Kingston, Jamaica.
Hosting the Global Tourism Resilience Day 2024 in Malaga, from left to right the Spanish Ambassador to South Africa HE Raimundo Robredo Rubio along with the two deputy Mayors Jacobo Florido, Susana Carillo and the Director of Tourism Jonathan Gomez-Puzon of Malaga as well as ITIC group CEO Ibrahim Ayoub with Hon Edmund Bartlett Founder and Chairman of the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre
GTRCMC and its partners have united their forces to advance the capacity of countries and especially of the tourism industry across the world, to enhance their preparedness and response to the increasingly complex risk scape resulting from climate change and natural hazards.
This initiative shows the commitment of GTRCMC to hosting the conference in the city of Malaga which is also known as the European capital of Smart Tourism.
The project is a collaboration of ITIC, GTRCMC and the city of Malaga and such a partnership will not only enable countries to harness disruptions, but also to attract more sustainable investment flows forging a more resilient and prosperous future for all nations.