About STAS

Sustainable Tourism Africa Summit (STAS) is an annual event that brings together tourism stakeholders from Africa and the world to present, discuss, connect and collaborate for advancing sustainable tourism in Africa for the benefit of businesses, destinations, government, professionals, academia, communities and environment.

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Activity Series

STAS offers a range of sessions that provide tourism and conservation stakeholders opportunities to interact, learn from each other and create new partnerships and sustainability solutions
Sustainable Tourism Masterclasses by leading tourism business and destination management professionals
Great presentations by speakers with success in the practice and development of sustainable tourism including practical workshops
Side Events
Partner sponsored side events for introducing projects, partnership opportunities and innovative green products and services for the industry
Exhibitions and many more
Exhibitions by tourism destinations, businesses and innovators showcasing their products and services that support sustainability of tourism in Africa. Awards and Excursions
STAS 2021 Theme and Sub Themes (12-13th May 2021)
Theme: Building Tourism Resilience in Africa. What Next for Africa?
Sub Theme 1: Tourism economy and tourism entrepreneurship in Africa
Sub Theme 2: Shaping and positioning the connected Africa tourism brand
Sub Theme 3: Reinforcing human capital for sustainable tourism in Africa
Sub Theme 4: Redefining tourism stakeholders and partnerships in Africa. Lessons from covid-19
Sub Theme 5: Sustaining Africa’s natural, cultural and built assets for tourism