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Taking the Bite Out of Zika: Practicing Effective Mosquito Controls

What the Webinar Covers:

  • The Facts About Zika: Zika Defined, Transmission, Impact to Date, Anticipated Impact.
  • Mitigation and Control Best Practices: About the Aedes Mosquito, Fogging and Misting, Eliminating Breeding Grounds, Good Groundskeeping Practices, Repellants, Other Control Measures, Dressing for Protection, Institutionalizing Procedures and Practices.
  • Education and Public Relations: Employee Awareness and Training, Communications with Guests and Potential Guests, Public Awareness About Zika Preventative Measures, Media and Public Awareness Approaches.
  • Coordination and Collaboration: Engagement with the Community Surrounding Your Property, Community Clean-Up Campaigns, Working with National Hotel and Tourism Associations, Ministries/Boards of Tourism, Health Departments/Ministries and Regional Organizations (CARPHA, CTO, CHTA).

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  • Frank Comito, CEO, CHTA
  • Adelle Garbutt, Calabash Resort
  • Denaye Hinds, OBM International and CHTA CAST Director
  • Johnson Johnrose, Caribbean Tourism Organization
  • Christopher Lubin, FDL Pest Control Solutions, St. Lucia
  • Raoul Persaud, Univar
  • Dr. Karen Polson-Edwards, Medical Entomologist, CARPHA
  • Karolin Troubetzkoy, President, CHTA



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