CTO CHTA Disaster Management Learning Sessions


Watch the first session here: https://youtu.be/Ks0HKcr1jW8

This is a two-part virtual learning series to help destinations and companies successfully weather the next weather-related crisis.

The webinars are brought to you by the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) and the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA)
2022 hurricane season forecasted to be above average
19 named storms and 9 hurricanes forecasted, with four expected to be Cat 3 or higher
Destination and Company Readiness Key to Mitigating Impact and Reducing Recovery Period

Join us for a two-part session as we…

  • Get the latest insights on forecasts and readiness efforts for the 2022 hurricane season
  • Review key readiness steps you should have in place
  • Learn from the successes and challenges from destinations and businesses to help minimize the impact and recover quickly
  • Discuss communications strategies and practices to help you manage the public narrative

Who Should Attend

  • Representative for Ministries of Tourism, Tourism Boards and DMOs
  • Owners and Operators of Caribbean Hotels and Tourism-Related Businesses
  • Representatives for National Hotel and Tourism Associations
  • Local Emergency Management Agency Reps


Session Two: Thursday, June 30th, 2022 10:00 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Eastern Standard Time

Register for Session Two: https://member.caribbeanhotelandtourism.com/link.asp?ymlink=648192278


Session One – June 10, 2022:

Outlook and Insights on the 2022 Hurricane Season:

  • Expectations from the Experts
  • Information and Tools to Support Your Planning
  • Successful Destination and Company Strategies and Challenges

Presenters will include representatives from:

  • Seasonal Outlook – Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology
  • DRM and Preparedness Guidelines – Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency
  • Country Experiences and Best-Practices

Moderator:  CTO Representative

Session Two – June 30, 2022:

Expediting Your Recovery: 

Key Elements of Successful Destination and Company Plans 

Join an engaging discussion with experts on areas critical to destination and company recovery.

Focus and presenters to include:

  • Managing Your Communications and Public Relations – Caribbean Media Exchange
  • Quickly Restoring, Rebuilding, Replenishing – Tropical Shipping
  • Insuring for Recovery, Fast tracking Claims – SmithOrloff and Associates

Moderator:  CHTA Rep