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Island Tourism & the pandemic from a global perspective. Helping Islands to elaborate Tourism Recovery Plans.
Islands, as tourism destinations, are in principle coronavirus free zones, but suffer the most from the economic consequences of measures taken to face the pandemic COVID-19. The GTI webinar aims to help island authorities, local industries and associations to elaborate recovery plans, based on international practice and best practices.

14:00 Introduction & Moderation and presentation of the survey results – Gianni Chianetta – Chairman, Founder & Director, Greening the Islands

14.05 Presentations
- George Assonitis, – Adviser, Union of Hellenic Chambers Member, Technical Committee of INSULEUR (the Association of the EU Islands Chambers of Commerce)
- Lola Uña Cárdenas – VP Government Affairs, World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC)
- Dragos Munteanu – Europe Assistant Director Safety & Flight Operations of International Air Transport Association (IATA)
- Kate Brown – Executive Director, Global Island Partnership (GLISPA)
- Geoffrey Lipman – President International Coalition of Tourism Partners ICTP and President of SUNx Malta
- George Kremlis – Honorary Director of the European Commission, in charge on behalf of DG ENV of circular economy and islands
- Milosz Momot – Deputy Head of Unit, DG Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs Unit GROW F4 – Tourism, Textiles and Creative Industries

15:10 Roundtable (discussion)
15:30 Q&A
15:50 Closing
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