The Cable: Quality Television, Unlimited Calls to the US & Canada, 2MB High Speed Internet

Connect with WINN FM

Unit C24, The Sands Complex
Newtown Bay Road, Basseterre, St. Kitts, W.I.

Stakeholders agree that Brimstone Hill robbery crisis communication handled well

 

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Most tourism stakeholders in a crisis communication workshop seem to agree that the wow look it Brimstone Hill incident two years ago where 17 tourists on a tour bus to Brimstone Hill were robbed, was handled well. The crisis communication workshop recently held at the St. Kitts Marriott Resort facilitated by Adams International, PR firm for St. Kitts in North America, was designed to review the basic tenets of crisis communication and the remind stakeholders of the purpose of crisis communication. President of Adams International Candace Kimmel explains that when an incident occurs that can affect the island’s tourism image, as was the case with the www.ips.org.pk Brimstone incident in 2010, the main person to cialis for less 20 mg communicate with the media should be the officials dealing directly with the situation and not tourism officials. “There is only gonna be one spokesperson and that spokesperson is cialis legally also appointed at the time the crisis breaks. And I guarantee you that that spokesperson is not going to be from tourism and that sometimes can be unpopular,” Ms. Kimmel said.

She referred to the Brimstone Hill incident where the minister of tourism was prevented from speaking to the public on the issue, noting that there is no reason for the minister speaking on the issue while the good choice police, who are investigating the incident, are speaking to the media. “Tourism can’t investigate a crime, tourism can’t collect evidence, tourism shouldn’t even be contaminating a crime scene so anything tourism knows about a crime scene, they are getting second hand,” Ms. Kimmel added.

Crisis communications case studies were discussed at the workshop including the Brimstone Hill incident, with stakeholders sharing their views on buy pfizer viagra in canada the incident. There were also concerns raised about media coverage being sensational on coverage of incidents that can have a negative impact on tourism.

Listen excerpts from the crisis communication workshop from stakeholders 

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

 

Add comment


Security code
Refresh


Top Local Stories

Most Read - August 2014

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
Prev Next

Dis n' Dat Breaks Record, Wins 10th Crown And C40 Title

Monday 4th August, 2014 Hits:2462

Toni Frederick

Harris: Stop The Subterfuge, Call the Election Now

Wednesday 6th August, 2014 Hits:2112

Toni Frederick

Richards Challenges Government's Authority To Change Boundaries

Friday 1st August, 2014 Hits:2033

Clive Bacchus

Liburd: Boundaries Commission Not Obliged To Consult On Changes

Friday 1st August, 2014 Hits:1901

Clive Bacchus

Prime Minister Pleased With Ruling In Boundaries Change Case

Friday 1st August, 2014 Hits:1834

Clive Bacchus

Akesia Fergus Crowned Miss Culture

Sunday 3rd August, 2014 Hits:1803

Toni Frederick

Sir Probyn: Are We Truly Emancipated?

Friday 1st August, 2014 Hits:1741

Clive Bacchus

Risk Of Ebola In Caribbean Low, Says CARPHA

Wednesday 6th August, 2014 Hits:1726

Toni Frederick

Challenges continue for Phoenix Airways

Sunday 17th August, 2014 Hits:1688

Clive Bacchus

Sir Hilary Calls On UK Parliament To Right The Wrongs Of Slavery

Sunday 3rd August, 2014 Hits:1685

Clive Bacchus

Brantley: CPL good for St. Kitts

Friday 15th August, 2014 Hits:1566

Clive Bacchus





Parliament Report

LISTEN AGAIN

 - WINN FM Evening News - 22nd August, 2014

Click below to hear full item

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

 

 

- Inside the News Saturday 16th August, 2014

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

- The Bigger Picture with Ken Richards 17th August, 2014

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

-The Operating Room 19th August, 2014

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.