Global Rescue Arrives on the Island for Tourism Security Audit Review
International tourism security expert Dr Peter Tarlow (third left) engages members of the diplomatic corps, Senior Tourism officials and Global Rescue representative in conversation following a meeting at the Ministry of Tourism's New Kingston office on January 08, 2019. Sharing in the moment are (from left) British High Commissioner to Jamaica and The Bahamas, Asif Ahmad; CEO of Global Rescue, Dan Richards; Executive Director of the Tourism Product Development Company, Dr Andrew Spencer; Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett; High Commissioner of Canada to Jamaica, Laurie Peters and the US Embassy's Chargé d'Affaires Eric Khant.
During the meeting, Global Rescue shared their preliminary proposal to assist Jamaica with the security audit as well as plans to assist with the development of the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre, which will be launched later this month in Montego Bay.
The security audit is to be completed by the first half of 2019.
Ministry of Tourism, Jamaica