IATSSP offers membership to any professional who is interested in tourist safety. We focus all of our efforts on Connection, Collaboration, Education and Certification within the Tourism Safety & Security Field.
Our organization hosts conferences and tradeshows throughout the world to support connection, collaboration, education and certification with the tourism safety and security fields. We maintain and continue to grow our network of professionals that create and enhance safe and secure tourism throughout the world. 2020 will mark our 27th Annual Conference.
PILLARS TO OUR FOUNDATION
CONNECTION, COLLABORATION, EDUCATION & CERTIFICATION
Connection – To provide a common affiliation for professionals who are passionate about Tourism Safety & Security so that we may share information and help move the industry forward together.
Collaboration – To provide opportunities, virtually and Face to Face for the members of our community to network, discuss, collaborate and ultimately assist each other in bettering ourselves and one another, all with the common goal of more effective Tourism Safety & Security.
Education – To share formal education and real-life examples that will help destinations and organizations around the world provide Safer and more Secure Tourism opportunities for everyone.
Certification – To administer the education in such a fashion that there is a formalized structure for professionals around the world to earn credentials and certification of such knowledge.
FIRST RESPONDERS & SECURITY PROFESSIONALS
EMT’s, Fire Fighters, Public Security, Private Security, Police, Sheriff’s Department, Highway Patrol, Crisis Management and Emergency Management Professionals, Risk Management Professionals
Hospital Staff Doctors, Nurses, Emergency room professionals
Airlines, Airports, Hotels, Convention and Visitor’s Bureaus, Convention Centers, Transportation Companies, Meeting Professionals
Ministries of Tourism, TSA, CDC, US Customs & Border Protection, NIH, CIA, FBI, NSA, Department of Homeland Security, US Marshals, NOAA, US Secret Service, OSHA
Public health Professionals/Educators, Subject Matter Experts