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United Nations World Tourism Organization’s (UNWTO) Disaster Recovery Working Group to assist tourism dependent member states

Madrid.- Key members of the newly formed United Nations World Tourism Organization’s (UNWTO) Disaster Recovery Working Group for the Affected States in the Caribbean will convene in Grenada on October 9 to discuss how to assist tourism dependent member states recently ravaged by natural disasters.

The meeting will be held during the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s biggest tourism gathering in the region, the annual State of the Tourism Industry Conference (SOTIC). Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett, who is coordinator of the working group, noted that 13 of 79 countries in the world with economies that have tourism dependence of 10 percent or more are in the Caribbean.

Source: UNWTO

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