The Sustainable Tourism Network Southern Africa (STNSA) 1st Annual Conference was held on 10 May 2012 at the Hilton Hotel in Durban, South Africa. The event was attended by 46 delegates and 8 SADC countries were represented. 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. Network membership stakeholder countries represented were Botswana, Kenya, Lesotho, Madagascar, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland and Tanzania. Regionally focused organisations included the Regional Tourism Organization of Southern Africa (RETOSA) and the Africa Safari Lodge Foundation. International donor agencies represented were the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) and the German Association for International Cooperation (GIZ).
The conference report and relevant attachments can be viewed on the links below.