STTA convened its first series of the historic #stas2020 virtual edition on 7th July 2020, under the theme of Sustainability and optimizing opportunities for Africa. The event covered four sessions; Tourism and COVID-19: Time to rethink tourism in Africa; Tourism post COVID-19: why building tourism resilience will require reshaping alliances and partnerships; Building tourism resilience though revenue retention in destinations; and, why the restart of tourism will be about sustainability, and what this means for tourism policy in Africa.

[wgl_timetabs_wrapper][wgl_timetabs_container tab_title=”Speakers and Presentations” tab_sub_title=”” tab_id=”1595830612053-0b69e524-21e7″][wgl_timetabs_item time=”09.30 am – 10.00 am” title=”Introduction & opening remarks; Judy Kepher Gona (Host and sessions moderator)” thumbnail=”3568″ button_text_color=”#232323″ button_text_color_hover=”#ffffff” button_bg_color=”#ffffff” button_bg_color_hover=”#5028ff” button_border_color=”#5028ff” button_border_color_hover=”#5028ff”][wgl_timetabs_item time=”10.00 am – 11.00 am” title=”Why the restart of tourism will be about sustainability and what does this means for tourism policy in Africa” thumbnail=”3496″ button_text_color=”#232323″ button_text_color_hover=”#ffffff” button_bg_color=”#ffffff” button_bg_color_hover=”#5028ff” button_border_color=”#5028ff” button_border_color_hover=”#5028ff” description=”Presentation by Dr. Carmen Nibigira, Tourism Policy Analyst. Link to presentation; https://youtu.be/NQLWqK5M0dA (Video)”][wgl_timetabs_item time=”11.30 am – 12.30 pm” title=”Tourism and COVID19 – time to rethink tourism in Africa?” thumbnail=”3568″ button_text_color=”#232323″ button_text_color_hover=”#ffffff” button_bg_color=”#ffffff” button_bg_color_hover=”#5028ff” button_border_color=”#5028ff” button_border_color_hover=”#5028ff” description=”Presentation by Prof. Marina Novelli, Professor of Tourism & Development, University of Brighton (UK). Link to presentation; https://youtu.be/wzC3urDboJE (Video)
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