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Sustainable Tourism Africa Summit

Every year, tourism businesses, leaders and professionals from Africa and the rest of the world come together for three days and for one particular purpose; to find opportunities for Modelling A Sustainable Future for Tourism in Africa.

The Sustainable Tourism Africa Summit features sustainable tourism masterclasses, presentation, workshops, side events, exhibitions and sustainable tourism awards. For three days, the businesses, leaders and professionals present their solutions, business models and innovative products. The Sustainable tourism Africa summit also supports creation of networks that drive sustainability of business and destinations.

Attended by over 100 delegates from more than 10 countries across and beyond Africa, The Sustainable Tourism Africa Summit is the only event in Africa that is committed to the promotion and support of sustainable tourism in Africa.

The Sustainable Tourism Africa Summit is the only event in Africa that is committed to the promotion and support of sustainable tourism practices in Africa. The event features sustainable tourism masterclasses, presentation, workshops,side events, exhibitions and sustainable tourism awards.

What Happens
Masterclass
Sustainable Tourism Masterclasses by leading tourism business and destination management professionals
Conference
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
STAS2020
6th-8th May 2020~PrideInn Paradise~Mombasa, Kenya
Theme:Sustainability & Optimizing Destination Africa-Our People.Our Planet.Our Prosperity
Speakers & Program
Day 1
Theme: Optimizing Destination Africa Through Partnerships and Cooperation.
Day 2
Theme: Optimizing Destination Africa Through Sustainable Tourism Practice
Day 3
Theme: Optimizing Destination Africa Through Technology & Research
8.00 am - 9.30 am
Opportunities for Travel and Tourism Associations to Boost Tourism Growth in Africa Through Collaborative Partnerships.
Presentation and Panel by International and Regional Travel and Tourism Associations
9.30 am - 11.00 am
Bridging the gaps that hinder African countries from optimising tourism’s potential for sustainable development
Presentation and Panel by International and Regional Development Organizations
11.00 am - 11.30 am
Health Break
11.30 am - 01.00 pm
Effective Regional Cooperation for Sustainable Tourism in Africa
Presentation & Panel by Representatives of African Regional Economic blocs and development agencies
1.00 pm - 2.00 pm
Lunch
2.00 pm - 3.00 pm
Sustainability Workshop 1& 2
Workshop 1: Sustainable tourism partnerships for destination development<br /> Workshop 2: Designing sustainable tourism strategies
3.00 pm - 4.00 pm
Plenary Inspiration Moment
Story telling, documentaries, pitches
8.00 am - 10.15am
Session 1: Linking Sustainability to Economic Viability
Presentation 1: Case of hotel (20 min); Presentation 2: Case of tour operator (20 min); Presentation 3: Case of travel agent (20 min); Presentation 4: Case of DMC (20 min)<br /> Moderated Panel : Session presenters (55 Min)
10.15 am - 10.45 am
Health Break
10.45 am - 1.00 pm
Session 2: Integrating Sustainability into Destination Policy and Marketing Strategies
Presentation 1: Case study for policy (20 Min)<br /> Presentation 2: Case study for marketing (20 Min)<br /> Presentation 3: Case study on PPPs (20 Min)<br /> Moderated Panel: Session presenters
1.00 pm - 2.00 pm
Lunch
2.00 pm - 3.00 pm
Sustainability Workshop 1& 2
Workshop 1: Revenue retention in destinations<br /> Workshop 2: Sustainable tourism and destination branding
3.00 pm - 4.00 pm
Plenary Inspiration Moment
Story telling, documentaries, pitches
8.00 am - 10.15am
Session 1: Enhancing Responsible Travel Experiences Through Technology
Presentation 1: Technological innovations for connecting travelers & host communities (20 Min); Presentation 2: Technological innovation connecting travelers and destinations (20 Min); Presentation 3: Technological Innovations enhancing customer experience in hotels through technology(20 Min); Presentation 4: Digital user generated content for rankings and reputation wins<br /> Moderated Panel: Session Presenters
10.15 am - 10.45 am
Health Break
10.45 am - 1.00 pm
Session 2: Impact Research for Sustainable Tourism in Africa
Presentation 1: Sustainability and mass tourism - fit or miss?(20 Min); Presentation 2: Understanding MICE beyond convention bureaus (20 Min); Presentation 3: Are Africa conservation models aligned with sustainable tourism?(20 Min); Sustainability and cultural tourism-Looking beyond the obvious (20 Min)<br /> Moderated panel: Session presenters
1.00 pm - 2.00 pm
Lunch
2.00 pm - 3.00 pm
Session 3: STAS2020 Legacy Session
3.00 pm - 4.00 pm
Close of Summit Plenary Sessions
Summit Closing remarks, photo sessions and media interviews
7.00 pm - 9.00 pm
Dinner & Awards
Summit Closing Dinner & The Sustainable Tourism Africa Summit Awards
USD
200
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15th-17th May 2019, Severin Sea Lodge, Mombasa, Kenya
STAS2019 How It Happened
Theme: Redesigning The Product, Business and Practice for A Sustainable And Inclusive Tourism Growth in Africa
12
Countries
112
Participants (Main)
100
Participants (Side Event)
19
Speakers

The Sustainable Tourism Africa Summit is convened by Sustainable Travel and Tourism Agenda with the Support of Let’s Go Travel Uniglobe and other interested partners.