Bartlett calls for global coordination in tourism reopening

Governments have been called on to agree a co-ordinated global and regional response to the Covid-19 pandemic to protect the future of the tourism sector.

Speaking in the latest in a series of Edmund Bartlett Lectures leading industry academic and industry figures warned against countries becoming isolationist and protectionist.

The online event earlier this month discussed ‘Geopolitics and the Coronavirus’ and was broadcast globally across 28 media platforms reaching a total audience of 80,000 viewers.

Minister Bartlett, the Jamaican minister of tourism, said countries must identify long-term sustainable strategies and resist taking one-dimensional approaches to tackling the pandemic... read more