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Research, Recommendations and Support Information for Policymakers, Businesses and Organizations

The Organization of American States (OAS) recently released the results of its year-long research and training initiative aimed at providing recommended policies, information and tools to support Micro, Small and Medium Sized Tourism Enterprises to prepare for and rebound from crisis.

With the support of the U.S. government and in collaboration with the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association, the Caribbean Tourism Organization and the University of the West Indies, the findings and recommendations can be accessed thru the following links:

1.  Building the Resilience of Small Tourism Enterprises in the Caribbean to Disasters: Final Report of Research, Findings and Recommendations from the High-Level Policy Forum, 20-21 July, 2022

Full Report on the High-Level Policy Forum 2022: Go to:

High-Level Policy Forum Support Documents:

(i) Plenary One – OAS/CHTA Findings and Recommendations from STE Research on Challenges to Post-Disaster Business Continuity

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(ii) Plenary Two – Development of a Model Post-Disaster Crisis Communications Strategy for STEs

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(ii) Plenary Three – Business Continuity Planning, Business Impact Assessment and Recovery

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2. Regional Workshop for STEs on Multi-Hazard Contingency Planning and Business Continuity conducted by the OAS and UWI Disaster Risk Reduction Center

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3. Post-Disaster Crisis Communication Strategy Procedural Guide for STEs, September 2022, OAS STE Project

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