ESTC eNewsletter - July 2013

ESTC eNewsletter - July 2013

Ecotourism and Sustainable Tourism Conference

 

Sept 24-27, 2013 |
Nairobi, Kenya
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B2B and Professional Networking: The ESTC is the meeting place for industry trend-setters and decision-makers, designed to help you build and harness relationships.

 

The Best and the Brightest of Ecotourism: The ESTC's technical program features the industry's foremost "brain trust" of innovation and sustainability in tourism.

 

Your Chance to Be Part of the Solution: Through global partnerships and local networks, the ESTC helps harness the momentum for positive change in the tourism industry.

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WHO'S ATTENDING THE ESTC13?

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ESTC13 Speakers

 

Industry leaders from over 40 countries around the world!

 

The ESTC13 organizers are excited to welcome industry stakeholders from a wide range of sectors - including trade associations, destination organizations, NGOs, tour operators, governments, park and protected area services, host communities, certification providers, and more. Register now and be part of THE international meeting place for ecotourism and sustainable tourism professionals!

 

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A limited number of reduced registrations are available for African Citizens and for Students. For more information on registration packages, please review: ESTC13 Rates and Policies.

 

*M-PESA is available for participants from Kenya. See M-PESA payment details here.

Want to join ESTC in Kenya this year AND in Brazil next year? Help us spread the word and encourage your friends and colleagues to join you at the ESTC13, for a chance to win a complimentary full registration for the ESTC14.

 

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ESTC TRAINING PROGRAMS

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CBI - Travelife

Supported by CBI.

Travelife Sustainability System for Tour Operators

Monday-Tuesday, 23-24 September 2013

Gain practical insights into sustainability practices for tour operators: what's in it for you and how can your business benefit from implementing sustainability practices? Learn how to meet the requirements and expectations of European buyers, and how to generate more quality business on the EU market. more...

ABTA - Travelife

Supported by ABTA.

Travelife Hotel Auditors Training

Saturday-Sunday, 28-29 September 2013

The two-day Travelife Auditor Training Course will cover an in-depth training in the Travelife criteria and auditor checklist, sustainability in the accommodation sector, as well as the Travelife audit processes. The course also includes a hands-on practical element allowing attendees to apply their learning and the Travelife checklist to a 'real life' setting. more...

Tourvest East Africa

Supported by Tourvest East Africa.

Authentic Ecolodge Planning and Design

Monday, 23 September 2013

To help facilitate a better understanding of what makes an authentic ecolodge, this workshop focuses on key aspects of planning and designing an authentic ecolodge: the site selection criteria, physical and social feasibility and analysis, site planning, building design and construction - with emphasis on creating a sense of place for the visitor and interpreting the environment and the culture. more...

 

SAFARIS AND ECOLODGES

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SUPPORT A LOCAL PROJECT

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Pre- and post-conference tour options including safari trips and ecolodge stays are available to registered delegates at special reduced rates, provided by the ESTC13 local tour operator partner UNIGLOBE.

 

Book your tours in Kenya

TIES is partnering with Pack for a Purpose and Basecamp Foundation to facilitate donations of supplies to support local communities in Kenya.

 

Learn how you can "pack for a purpose" when you travel to Kenya this September.

 

ESTC MAJOR SPONSORS AND PARTNERS

SPONSORS AND PARTNERS

Kenya Tourism Board     African Wildlife Foundation     Ecotourism Kenya     UNWTO

IUCN     WCPA     Brasil     CBI

ABTA     Travelife     UNIGLOBE Travel     Tourvest


Interested in being part of the ESTC13 as a partner or sponsor? Learn about the partnership and sponsorship opportunities, and contact us at estc[at]ecotourism.org to discuss your ideas and questions!

 

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