Theme: Redesigning The Product, Business and Practice For A Sustainable and Inclusive Tourism Growth in Africa

15th to 17th May 2019|Mombasa, Kenya



Summit Partners


Sustainable Tourism Africa Summit 2019
15th-17th May 2019, Mombasa Kenya
Why Participate
Sustainable tourism master class; Presentations and discussions led by sustainable tourism leaders in Africa and from other continents; Partner hosted beach dinners; Exhibitions by leading sustainable tourism destinations and businesses; Safari at the beach and Sustainable tourism awards
How to participate
Delegates: Full Conference Delegate; Exhibition and Awards Delegate or Exhibition Only Delegate
Exhibitor: Individual Organization Exhibitor or Group/Association Exhibitor
Award Trophy Sponsor
Partners: Platinum; Gold; Silver or Bronze

The 5th Sustainable Tourism Africa Summit 2019

The Sustainable Tourism Africa Summit (formerly the Green Tourism Summit Africa) is an annual 3-day event for sustainable tourism. The event focuses on sharing of knowledge and ideas, networking and the showcasing of sustainable tourism products, services, innovation and best practices by tourism stakeholders in Africa. The event is attended by 100+ delegates and exhibitors from hotels, tour operators, destination managers and marketers, government institutions, academia, professionals and travelers.
The aim of the summit is to build a common understanding of sustainable tourism development in Africa and also promote sustainable and inclusive growth of tourism in Africa led through partnerships.

WHAT TO EXPECT

Sustainable Tourism Master Class

A two hour master class from globally recognized and leading sustainable tourism experts. Take your business to another level with this sustainable tourism master class.

Register Early

Plenary and breakout sessions

Speakers from leading sustainable tourism businesses, destinations and organizations across the globe will present on their best working solutions for designing sustainable tourism products, business models and best practices.

Green Tourism Exhibition

Tourism business, destinations and organizations will showcase their sustainable tourism products and experiences. Network, create new business opportunities and learn.

STAS Excursions

Immerse yourself at the destination with the STAS excursions. This unique surprise travel experience is carefully designed to guarantee one of the best and unlike any other responsible travel experiences you have ever had at the coast.

Partner Hosted Breakfasts and Beach Dinners

Get to know our platinum partners with one on one breakfast and beach dinner for full conference delegates and partner invited guests.

STAS Awards

Participate in the 5th STAS awards where we will be recognizing and rewarding countries in Africa that are promoting sustainable tourism and organizations, hotels and tour operators that are promoting sustainable coastal tourism.

SUMMIT THEME

Redesigning The Product, Business and Practice for A Sustainable and Inclusive Tourism Growth in Africa.

Pillars

Innovation;Inclusivity; Accessibility; Diversity and Authenticity.

SUB THEMES

Redesigning the Coastal Tourism Product in Africa

Redesigning The Tourism Business in Africa 

Redesigning The Tourism Practice in Africa

15th May 2019:Summit Day 1

TBA

Master Class 1

Media and Sustainable Tourism-Managing Online Reputation

 

Lead: Professor Marina Novelli-University of Brighton

Master Class 2

Product Innovation and Destination Competitiveness

 

 

Moderator: Judy Kepher Gona-Sustainable Travel and Tourism Agenda

Opening Panel

Managing Tourism – What should we manage and why

 

Media interviews, speed networking and meet your exhibiters

16th May 2019:Summit Day 2 Session 1

Special Event: Partner Hosted Breakfast

TBA

Keynote

Climate Change and Africa’s Tourism – Are Africa’s Coastal destinations vulnerable?

Beatriz Perez –Soto (TBC)

Presentation

Integration models in Sustainable Tourism for destination well being

 

 

TBA

Presentation

Emerging Innovative Products & Experiences in Sustainable Coastal Tourism

 

TBA

Presentation

Solving the plastic dilemma for coastal destinations

Speaker: Lorraine Jenks

Presentation

Sustainable Consumption and Production by in the Hospitality sector

 

Session Presenters

Breakaway Sessions

  • Refusing single use plastic in Tourism-Innovative alternatives
  • Turning climate mitigation programs into tourist experiences
  • Community empowerment models that showcase integration in tourism
  • Managing food waste in hotels and smart MICE

16th May 2019:Summit Day 2 Session 2

TBA

Keynote

Successful sustainable  cities- Transforming African cities from stopovers to destinations

 

 

TBA

Presentation

Successful marketing/promotion of sustainable tourism

TBA

Presentation

Offering ethical and authentic immersive cultural experiences in sustainable tourism

 

TBA

Presentation

Creative packaging for the responsible luxury traveler

 

TBA

Presentation

Transforming attractions to experiences

Session Presenters

Breakaway Sessions

  • Understanding business ethics, sustainable tourism and CSR
  • Value addition to tourism attractions
  • Designer tourism experiences
  • Technological innovations that will disrupt how people travel and consume services while traveling

Summit Excursion / Awards & Dinner

17th May 2019:Summit Day 3

Special Event: Partner Hosted Breakfast

TBA

Keynote

Rethinking Measuring impact of tourism in a sustainable world

 

 

TBA

Presentation

Over tourism- Risk areas for Africa and Mitigation Opportunities

 

TBA

Presentation

Measuring  ecological and social footprints of tourism operations in hotels

 

Speaker: Kirsten Hayes (TBC)

Presentation

EDGE-Green Building For Hotels

 

 

TBA

Presentation

Future indicators for measuring destination well-being

TBA

Breakaways Sessions

  • Successful visitor management models
  • Role of policy in Avoiding Africa’s “over tourism” and coping with success
  • Approaches to measuring impact of sustainable tourism practices
  • Benefiting from eco certification

Summit Declaration and Commitments

End of 2019 Summit

Want to speak at the Sustainable Tourism Africa Summit 2019?

  • Choose a presentation topic from the speaker opportunities.
  • Write a 250 abstract of your selcted topic of presentation
  • Send to info@sttakenya.org with the subject “SPEAKER”

Speaker Requirements

  1. Able to self-sponsor to attend the summit
  2. Send 100 word bio and 250 word abstract of presentation

N/B Speaker approval will take 7 days for review and response from speaker approval committee

Application Deadline 31st January 2019

 

Early Bird Offer

(Without Accomodation)


KES 18,000 KES 16,500


Conference Pass+Exhibition Pass+Award and Award Dinner Pass+Beach Dinner pass+Excursion Pass

Excludes accommodation costs, out of summit meals and out of summit transport costs. 

Full Conference Delegate

(With Accommodation)


KES 30,000


2 Night Half Board Accomodation

Conference Pass+Exhibition Pass+Award and Award Dinner Pass+Beach Dinner pass+Excursion Pass

 

Register


KES. 50,000 per Exhibitor


Conference Pass for 2 per exhibitor

Does Not Include Accomodation

Professionals


KES. 3000


Exhbition pass (only) for 3 days

Students


KES. 2,500


Exhbition pass (Only) for 3 days

PARTNER FOR THE SUMMIT

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