Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett declared that his ministry has hired international crisis restoration pro Jessica Shannon to its COVID-19 Tourism Recovery Activity Drive in an effort and hard work to power the country’s resilience program for the sector.

Shannon is a Selling price Waterhouse Coopers (PWC) advisory associate and has served as its deployed level associate all over the Ebola crisis, focusing on the reaction and restoration initiatives in West Africa. In this context she served as a senior advisor to personal providers and govt organizations in the style of method, insurance policies and protocols as nicely as possibility identification and checking. 

In addition to her existing client engagements, she is portion of a tiny endeavor drive proven to refine and drive the implementation of PWC’s global in close proximity to- and mid-phrase strategic transformation in the wake of COVID-19. She has also been a subject matter matter pro for the G20 consider tank on economic and monetary resilience and a speaker at conferences hosted by Harvard University, the Entire world Lender and the United Nations. Prior to PWC, she received method expertise as a management guide with the Boston Consulting Team and on the global leadership team at EY.  

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This is the second addition to the committee from Selling price Waterhouse Coopers, as it also incorporates PWC’s senior associate, Wilfred Baghaloo, who chairs the COVID-19 Typical Tourism Operating Group sub-committee. Baghaloo was also the co-chairman of the Tourism Operating Team for the Jamaica Tourism Linkages Committee, which assessed how to make certain additional local linkages to tourism industry and the growth of local offer industries to the tourism sector.

The Ministry proven the COVID-19 Tourism Recovery Taskforce last month, with a general public-personal sector collaboration consisting of important stakeholders from the tourism sector, the Ministry of Tourism and Agencies of the Ministry. It will be supported by two doing work teams—one for standard tourism and yet another for cruise tourism—and a secretariat.

The Activity Drive has been created to bring about a realistic view of the sector’s baseline acquire situations for numerous versions of the upcoming establish the strategic posture for the sector, as nicely as a wide route of the journey again to expansion establish steps and strategic imperatives that will be mirrored across various situations and establish cause points to tackle action, which incorporates a planned eyesight in a world that is understanding to evolve swiftly.

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