Working Group on Resilience in Destinations at Stake

Working Groups serve as a starting point to bring together Affiliate Members who share interests in specific sectors of tourism and encourage the exchange of expertise.

The Working Group on Resilience in Destinations at Stake is led by Affiliate Members BTW and TOBB and is in an initaitive aimed at enhancing methods to best stabilize destinations which are suffering sharp declines in bookings as a result of a crisis. It aims to explore ways to leverage the potential contribution the sector can make for recovery and in minimizing the impact of future crises.  In this context, the Working Group seeks to develop a modern professional crisis management and organization and communication system. It will serve as a medium for stakeholders to effectively address the challenges generated by crises by establishing and consolidating a structure and methodology for collaboration in areas of work related to crisis management.

Main aims and objectives:

  • To enhance methods to best stabilize destinations at stake
  • To explore ways to leverage the contribution of the tourism sector for recovery
  • To exchange knowledge and best practices in terms of crisis management

Join the Working Group

Participation is open to UNWTO Member States, Associate Members and Affiliate Members. Interested entities are kindly asked to send a formal request to am@unwto.org