Kenyatta University, through the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre – Eastern Africa (GTRCMC-EA), signed a MoU with the Global Partners and Purpose Network (GPP) in 2020. As part of the joint projects and programmes, GPP, GTRCMC-EA and the School of Read More
“Mentorships, Internships, Sponsorships for Kenyatta University Students By : Top Talent Agency, USA. Event : From Invisible to Invincible, 2nd Ed. Date : 12/9/2023, 2-5pm Venue : BSSC14 Host : Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre – Eastern Africa Guests: Eight US Award Winning and Best Selling Authors who Read More
The Director, Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre – Eastern Africa, Dr Esther Munyiri, is part of the Local Organizing Committee for IALE 2023 Symposium, at Safari Park Nairobi from 10th to 15th July 2023. The event has brought together over Read More
CEOs or Deputies of major tourism State Agencies, Organizations and Associations gathered at Utalii Hotel on 27th June 2023 to design policies that, once implemented, will build a solid foundation in tourism resilience in Kenya. Some of the drafted policies relate to Read More
Kenyatta University was among the more than 20 institutions that gathered at the University of Piraeus from 12th to 16th June 2023. Eight members from Kenyatta University, who are affiliate researchers at the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre – Eastern Read More
We thank the over 150 stakeholders for sparing time to visit the Centre and device ways of creating resilience. The discussions showed the need for innovative solutions and greater collaborative efforts in addressing emerging challenges in order to thrive.
Mentorships, Internships, Sponsorships for Kenyatta University StudentsBy : Top Talent Agency, USA.Date – 21/3/2023, 2-4pmVenue : Amphitheatre Guests : Seven US Award Winning and Best Selling Authors who are Business Leaders and Business Owners from the USA. Over 350 students from numerous Read More
Date – 21/3/2023, 2-4pmVenue : Amphitheatre Guests : Seven US Award Winning and Best Selling Authors who are Business Leaders and Business Owners from the USA. Open to all Kenyatta University students, especially those in business – related fields.
ERASMUS+ INTERNATIONAL CREDIT MOBILITY PROGRAMME CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR STAFF MOBILITY BETWEEN A4U UNIVERSITIES AND KENYATTA UNIVERSITY DURING 2023-2024 ACADEMIC YEARSPurposeAlliance of 4 Universities (A4U) is a strategic partnership of four Spanish public universities:Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Universidad Read More
The 77th UN General Assembly held in New York has decided to proclaim 17 February as Global Tourism Resilience Day, to be observed annually. Among those that supported Minister Bartlett in this process over the years were former UNWTO Secretary Dr. Taleb Read More
The Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre, will be hosting the Global Tourism Resilience Conference: The Road to Global Sustainability and Development on February 15 to 17, 2023, with the Commemoration of the first ‘Global Tourism Resilience Day’ on February 17, 2023, at the Read More
Meeting with Dr Josep Calbo Angrill, Vice Rector for Strategic Projects and Internationalization, University of Girona.
In domestic tourism, culture and heritage stimulates national pride in one’s history. In international tourism, it stimulates a respect and understanding of other cultures and, as a consequence, promotes peace and understanding. NMK, KTB, TPF, MoTW, CoG, Esriea, GTRCMC-EA, KU and Commonwealth Read More
KATO, Ecotourism Kenya, GTRCMC-EA and other partners are evaluating sustainable tourism practices in Kenya with the goal of adapting best practices locally, nationally, regionally and internationally. The Output of this project is a White Paper that will guide further engagements of tourism Read More
Join us this Saturday, 29th October 2022 at The Cooperative University of Kenya, Karen. The Sustainable Tourism Young Change Makers forum brings together youths in driving the sustainability agenda for Kenya and the region.
Exhibition Digitizing Agrotourism in Kenya Class: The Best University Stand and The Best Stand Embracing ICT Systems. This exhibition explores innovative ways in which ArcGIS could enable the promotion of agrotourism as an emerging product across the country. It will also share Read More
The Mapping of Culture and Heritage Project will create a rich database of products and experiences on the Magical Kenya Website. The information will be accessible to all tourism enterprises in Kenya and abroad who are free to use it to enrich Read More
Every year, researchers from the GTRCMC-EA benchmark with leading tourism destinations in Europe. The next team of four will be travelling to different parts of Spain from 22nd September 2022 to 21st December 2022. The aim is to benchmark on policy, practice Read More
The GTRCMC-EA is collaborating with the International Peace Support Training Centre in linking the Military and the Police in creating resilience in the tourism industry through repositioning the country and region’s brand and image to upscale competitiveness. Plans are underway to build Read More
Key representatives from the Public Sector, Private Sector, Counties and Civil Society, on 1st September 2022 at La Mada Hotel, steered discussions towards drafting policies that will shield the tourism industry from the impact of future crises. The team explored possible fiscal, Read More
The International Business Connection Summit linked over 150 businesses in Kenya, USA and other countries in July 2022. We invite all interested members to the 6 months IBCS Coaching Fellowship that will actualise your business connections between Kenya and USA and take Read More
Twelve researchers from GTRCMC-EA are attending the 4th Erasmus+ International mobility at the University of Piraeus, Greece, from 18-22 July 2022. Key among the areas of interest include Sustainable Blue Economy. The team will spearhead projects on carbon sequencing, coastal protection, coastal Read More
We wish to congratulate some key drivers in tourism in Kenya for being awarded the I Change Nations Awards on Saturday 16th July 2022, at Trademark Hotel. The Award recognizes individuals and organizations throughout the world who have exemplified extraordinary humanitarian efforts Read More
International Business Connection Summit (IBCS) is poised to bring togetherhundreds of businesses from across the USA and the East African region for anInternational symposium at Kenyatta University in Nairobi, Kenya. The delegatesare anticipated to come from Investors and the business community includingBusiness Read More
CONCEPT NOTE 2022 International Business Connection Summit Connecting Kenya and USA SMEs Date: 14th and 15th July 2022; Venue: Kenyatta University, Wakanda Gala Night – Trademark Hotel, Gigiri. Background International Business Connection Summit (IBCS) is poised to bring together over 400 SMEs Read More
The GTRCMC-EA met partners from Mayotte. The team is working on a collaboration with the East Africa Island, in connection with partners from France to create Human Resource and Entrepreneurship resilience. Mayotte is an archipelago in the Indian Ocean between Madagascar and Read More
The CEO Kenya Association of Travel Agents and CEO, Chair and Vice Chair of Tour Operators Society of Kenya converged at GTRCMC-EA to strategize on enhancing experiences through technologies. The team was joined virtually by Amaler Marketing from Dubai in exploring the Read More
Eight international partners from Spain, India, Ireland, Philippines, Guatemala, Italy, Romania, Cyprus and Greece are visiting Kenya and will be involved in research activities at the GTRCMC-EA for varying periods of time from January to June 2022. Part of the team today Read More
The GTRCMC-EA, East Africa Tour Guides and Drivers Association and the Council of Governors met today and agreed to formalize agreements to work together in different areas of mutual interest. A key priority area is in upskilling tour guides across the EA Read More
After the successful launch of the Global Tourism Resilience Day at Expo 2020 in Dubai, another Centre was launched on 20th February 2022 at Middle East University in Jordan. Since its inception in Jamaica in 2018, several satellite centres have been launched Read More
From left to right: International Tourism Investment Corporation director, Gerald Lawless, joins Kenya minister of tourism, Najib Balala, GTRCMC co-founder, Taleb Rifai, Jamaica minister of tourism, Edmund Bartlett, and Lloyd Waller, executive director of the GTRCMC, in Dubai
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Hybrid Event Join world leaders in the official launch of the ‘ Global Tourism Resilience Day’ Theme : Accelerating Recovery Through Resilience and Investment Date and timeThu, 17 February 2022 13:00 – 18:00 EAT Registration: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/tourism-resilience-for-global-sustainability-forum-tickets-263646031377 The Global Tourism Resilience Forum will Read More
The first ever Global Tourism Resilience Day was launched at Expo 2020 Dubai by Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett, and Co-Chair of his brainchild the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre. As the destination marked Jamaica Day on February 17, Read More
The Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife, Hon. Najib Balala handed over a cheque of Ksh. 10 Million to finance the activities of the Centre. The ceremony took place at Kempinski during the Tourism Recovery Summit, Africa Edition.
Resilience means the ability to recover quickly from difficulties, to spring back or recover from misfortune or disaster. It is a way to improve sustainability after a disaster. Without resilience, a destination would never be able to maintain its sustainability efforts. Years Read More
GTRCMC-EA is exploring ways of developing visitors economy to compliment the economics of the regions affected by conflicts in Eastern Africa. A team consisting of the Director and Advisory Council Member (GTRCMC-EA) and key local leaders have been exploring Lamu and Tana Read More
GTRCMC-EA, led by Advisory Council member, Prof Jaume Guia, is exploring blue economy opportunities in Eastern Africa. The team visited The world’s first 100% recycled plastic sailing boat, in Lamu. The boat, aimed at providing a solution to the plastics menace, was Read More