Virtual Forums

With the aim of contributing and enriching the conversation, the OAS will organize virtual forums, in the form of round tables and webinars, with the participation of international experts on all the topics that the Portal proposes to carry out brainstorming around them. and inclusive discussions. On this page you will find the calendar of upcoming events and the videos of the events already held.

The Effects of COVID-19 in Indigenous Communities and Tourism in Latin America

  • 6/30/2020 3:00 PM
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Event date: 6/30/2020 3:00 PM Export event

Persons in charge of the presentations:

Petita Ayarza, Congresswoman from National Assembly Panama
Sandro Aravia Ovando, Coordinator of RED TUSOCO from Bolivia
Zendy Euán Chan, Cooperative Xyatt Destination Maya Ka’an from Mexico
Inocente Cutzan, President of Senderos Del Alto from Guatemala
Juan Marambio, Executive Director of Travolution (Latin America)
Culture and Tourism Specialist, Organization of American States

In the framework of the Work Plan of the Inter-American Committee on Tourism (CITUR), the Community Based Rural Tourism initiative was established. In association with the George Washington University International Institute for Tourism Studies, and in collaboration with the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs, a second webinar is held for a conversation on the particular challenges that COVID-19 is bringing to indigenous communities and tourism in Latin America.