30 June 2020

Industry Overview: Adventure Travel COVID-19 Health & Safety Guidelines

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Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA) understands that the Covid-19 pandemic has changed the travel industry. Join ATTA’s technical team, ATTA CEO Shannon Stowell, and Dr. Jim Merlino from Cleveland Clinic, a world renowned healthcare provider, to review the newly released overarching Adventure Travel COVID-19 Health & Safety Guideline and three activity specific Guidelines for trekking, biking, and rafting. A risk self assessment tool will also be shared that creates a common set of language between suppliers and outbound buyers.

What will be covered:

  1. Overview on the goals of the Guidelines for the industry 
  2. Hear from Cleveland Clinic on how they are supporting the travel industry’s return
  3. ATTA’s technical experts Fabio Raimo and Tom McShane review the approach and tools and review the activities in brief.
  4. A review of the Risk Assessment Tool and Safety Management System best practices
  5. Examples from the industry of next steps and how to use the Guidelines
  6. Q&A with our experts

This webinar will be recorded and shared publicly. Registration is required.

We recommend downloading the Guidelines and Assessment before the webinar and reviewing.

Health Advisor

Major Contributors

Supporting Contributors


Shannon Stowell

CEO, Adventure Travel Trade Association

Fabio Raimo de Oliveira

ATTA Educator for Adventure Activity, Safety and Risk Management

Casey Hanisko

President, Adventure Travel Trade Association

Gustavo Timo

Director, Destination Development, Adventure Travel Trade Association