Taking Responsibility for Safety & Security

Taking Responsibility for Safety & Security

4 Nov 2019, 13:45 - 14:45

Europe Inspiration Zone
Language:
English

What do tourists have the right to expect from the travel advisories of their country and what measures should be in place in destinations to provide re-assurance to visitors? No absolute guarantees can be given to tourists but balanced information should be available to them to make up their own minds about where to travel. Reputational risks can be high when incidents happen whether they are caused by natural disasters, health scares, crime, conflicts or actions by terrorists, so protection of tourists, investments and livelihoods is essential. What can be done to minimise the risks and create greater resilience?

Contributors

  • Martin Brackenbury

    Moderator

    Advisor to Secretary General

    UNWTO

    Formerly a Director of Thomson Travel Group, he was also a Professor at Nottingham University in the UK. (in an instititute focussing on economics...

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