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UNWTO Tourism Resilience Committee Considering Impact of Economic Crisis on Tourism Industry

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5 March 2009: The UN World Tourism Organization's (UNWTO) Tourism Resilience Committee (TRC) is a platform for information and best practice sharing regarding the current economic downturn and its impact on the tourism sector.

The TRC's first meeting, which convened on 28 January 2009, in Madrid, Spain, resulted in agreement on the need for: cooperation among tourism stakeholders; improved data collection and analysis; and alignment of the industry's response to the economic crisis with its response to climate change. The Committee will hold its next meeting on 13 March 2009, in Berlin, Germany. [UNWTO Press Release] [TRC Website] [Meeting Agenda]