Travel and Tourism under Pandemic Conditions: Review and Preparation Exercise Nassau, The Bahamas 16-17 September 2009


The purpose of this exercise for the Americas, which took place only three weeks after the regional exercise for Africa, Europe and the Middle East, was to reassess, re-envision and reinvigorate the sectors response to the challenges presented by the pandemic (H1N1) 2009. The discussions during this workshop built on the recommendations from the previous exercise, developed them further and identified additional recommendations for a region characterized with high dependence on travel and tourism.