GSTC Global Sustainable Tourism Conference 2018 (December 7-10, Kasane, Botswana) 2018-07-18T09:57:55+00:00

GSTC2018 – Kasane Call to Action and Responsible Consumption & Production (SDG12)

The Global Sustainable Tourism Conference 2018 (GSTC2018) themes are based on the Kasane Call to Action to accelerate sustainable consumption and production (SCP):

  • Sustainable Development Goal 12 – Responsible Consumption & Production
  • Greater integration of SME’s into the global supply chain
  • Sustainable tourism destination management (especially nature-based tourism and wildlife conservation)

GSTC2018 will bring together international and domestic tourism stakeholders involved in the development and promotion of sustainable tourism; including public sector, hotels, tour operators, academia, development agencies, NGOs, consultants, and more.

PROGRAM

A mixture of plenary sessions and breakouts with international and national experts in sustainable tourism as speakers, panelists, and panel moderators.

  • Certifications of sustainability in travel and tourism
  • Sustainable Development Goal 12 – Responsible Consumption & Production
  • Greater integration of SME’s into the global supply chain
  • Sustainable tourism destination management (especially nature-based tourism and wildlife conservation)

December 7th (Friday): Welcoming dinner
December 8th (Saturday): Conference – day 1
December 9th (Sunday): Conference – day 2
December 10th (Monday): Post-conference 1-day tour – complimentary
December 10th-12th (Monday-Wednesday): Post-conference 3-day/2-night tour – self-paid

SPEAKERS

List of speakers will be published soon…

REGISTRATION

Registration will begin on July 20th (fees: $420 – $530).

Registration includes:

  • Welcome reception and dinner – December 7th
  • 2 full days conference – December 8th & 9th (including lunches and dinners)
  • Limited availability of 1-day post-conference tour

VENUE

Venue: The exact venue in Kasane will be published soon.

KasaneKasane lies in the Okavango-Chobe region, the northeast corner of Botswana, a meeting point of four countries – Botswana, Zambia, Namibia and Zimbabwe – and the confluence of two major rivers, the Chobe and the Zambezi. It’s the northern gateway to Chobe National Park and the jumping-off point for excursions to Victoria Falls. 


TRAVEL INFORMATION

Weather: December in Kasane

Visa: Do you need a visa to enter Botswana? Find out here.

Travel Arrangements: Daily flights to Kasane (BBK) from Johannesburg and Addis Ababa, among other neighboring countries.

Hotel reservations are the responsibility of the attendee. Details about the venue and accommodation options will be provided soon.

More Travel Information available here.

Extending your stay to explore the area? Botswana: Explore, Experience, Stay

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