The Alliance Conference 2013




Damian Bell; the Executive Director of Responsible Tourism Tanzania attended in person during the Sustainable Tourism Certification Alliance Africa (“the Alliance”) 2nd Annual Conference which was held on 9 May 2013 at Garden Court Marine Parade in Durban, South Africa. The event was attended by 32 delegates and 13 countries were represented.

Amos Bien of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) at the Durban event conducting a training session.

Attendance included representatives from sustainable tourism standard-setting organisations, sustainable tourism certification bodies, business development service providers, tourism boards, regionally focused organisations and two international donor institutions.

Devota Mdachi of the Tanzania Tourist Board who attended the event in Durban listens to a presentation on “Market segmentation studies in UK, Germany, Sweden, Switzerland & Netherlands” presented by Katarina Mancama, Alliance Secretariat and Marketing Manager, Fair Trade Tourism.


Alliance membership stakeholder countries represented were Botswana, Costa Rica, Switzerland, India, Kenya, Lesotho, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland and Tanzania. International donor agencies represented were the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) and the German Association for International Cooperation (GIZ). International organisations represented included the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) and the International Trade Centre (ITC).

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The Sustainable Tourism Certification Alliance Africa (“the Alliance”) 2nd Annual Conference


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