CTO CHTA Disaster Management Learning Sessions


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

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

The webinars were 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


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


  • 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:

  • 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