Tuesday, June 2
10:00 PDT / 19:00 CEST
The devastating April 25th earthquake in Nepal occurred during the height of the spring travel and climbing season. Thousands of travelers and climbers were stranded, injured and killed by this catastrophic incident. How did tour operators and their assistance partners respond to an incident of this magnitude? What are the take home lessons? Does your organization have a critical incident response plan? If not, what resources are available for travel organizations to create a plan and ultimately execute a professional response to a major natural, medical or security incident?
Jim Sano, ATTA Advisory Board member and VP of Travel and Conservation for WWF will facilitate an interactive discussion with ATTA members that had travelers in Nepal at the time of the earthquake.
Myths & Mountains
CEO, Global Rescue
Will Northington, MD
Director, Medical Operations, Global Rescue