Strengthening Tourism Business Resilience against the Impact of Terrorist Attack

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Strengthening Tourism Business Resilience against the Impact of Terrorist Attack

Publication Number

APEC#217-CO-04.1

Published Date

September 2017

Type of Publication

Proceedings

Publications Under

SOM Steering Committee on Economic and Technical Cooperation(SCE), Counter-Terrorism Working Group(CTWG)

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718

Pages

94

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Description

This report summarizes the discussion, outcomes and recommendations arising from a two-day workshop on Strengthening Tourism Business Resilience against the Impact of Terrorist Attack held on 9-10 May in Bali, Indonesia.

The workshop aimed to:
a. To study the level of resilience toward terrorist attack among economies in APEC
b. To strengthen international cooperation amongst APEC members to provide reliable and rapid information sharing at the time of terrorist attack;
c. To establish standard of crisis management strategies in order to stabilize economies in the aftermath of a terrorist attack and to give guidance on how to recover and recuperate losses;
d. To allow the exchange of information in relation to the movement of suspected terrorists, dangerous materials and capital that can be used in financing terrorist and terrorist attack.

Invited speakers were engaged to share their expertise and experiences, as well as best practices in building resilience tourism industry against terrorist attack to participants representing various government agencies and private sectors from the APEC region.