Ecotourism Kenya Sustainable Tourism Forum 2024 Updates

We are gearing up for the Ecotourism Kenya Sustainable Tourism Forum 2024! (ESTF 2024)
Theme: Accelerating the Shift Towards Sustainable Tourism.
Dates: 20th -21st June 2024
Venue: Tamarind Tree Hotel, Nairobi

We are honoured to welcome key guests who will be part of this momentous occasion; the Keynote Speaker- Dr. Rose Mwebaza, Regional Director and Representative, Regional Office for Africa at the United Nations Environment Programme and the Chief Guest- Hon. John Ololtuaa, the Principal Secretary of the State Department for Tourism at the Ministry of Tourism & Wildlife.

Members of the panels are;
1. Joanne Ndirangu- Founder and Director, Scout Group Agency
2. Muthuri Kinyamu- Co-founder, Accessible Travel Kenya
3. Linda Okolo- Business Support Executive ECAF Kenya Airways.
4. David Rubia- Programme Management Officer, UNEP Regional Office for Africa
5. Pracksidis Wandera- Administration and Events, Sustainable Inclusive Business Program-KEPSA
6. Nelson Muiru- Director, Kijabe Environment Volunteers
7. Susan Jepkemoi- Chief Executive Officer, Baringo County Conservancies Association
8. Allister Lindsay- Tourism Consultant Director, North Rangelands Trust Trading
9. David Gitonga- Ag. Chief Executive Officer, Tourism Research Institute
10. Dr. Mohanjeet Brar- Managing Director of Gamewatchers Safaris and Porini Camps and Co-founder of Earthacre
11. Andrew Machora- Resource Mobilization Manager, National Environment Trust Fund (NETFUND)
12. Ms. Sally Nduta- CEO, United Disabled Persons of Kenya
13. Dickson Kaelo- CEO, Kenya Wildlife Conservancies Association
14. Lynnet Kamonde- Ag. CEO Ecotourism Kenya

The forum will take full effect in 6 sessions:

  • Choosing Climate-Conscious Tourism, Towards Climate-Friendly Journeys
    o Moderator – Jane Kahata, Environment and Natural Resources Management Expert
  • Green Hospitality: Setting the Bar for Sustainability Certification in the Hospitality Sector
    o Moderator -Dr. John Wandaka, Environmental Management & Sustainable Tourism Consultant
  •  The Current State of Sustainable Tourism in Kenya.
    o Moderator -Dr. Esther Kagure, Director Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management– Eastern Africa (GTRCMC-EA)
  • Creating Accessible and Inclusive Travel Experiences for People with Disabilities
    o Moderator -Elly Munoru, Social Entrepreneur & Disability Advocacy Champion
  • The Role of Community-Based Tourism Enterprises in Promoting Sustainable Tourism Development
    o Moderator -Angela Njehia, Director & Co-Founder Tierranjani Africa Ltd
  • Leveraging Green Financing for Environmental Conservation & Economic Prosperity
    o Moderator -Edith Alusa, Executive Director Upper Tana Nairobi Water Fund Trust

Get in on this opportunity to learn, connect, and share thoughts and ideas with industry leaders.
Delegate Charges;
1 1/2 days: EK Member; Kshs. 9,000 Non-Member; Kshs. 12,000
1 day: EK Member; Kshs. 5,000 Non-Member: Kshs. 6,500

Register here:
https://ecotourismkenya.org/estf/registration/

Exhibitor Charges; Ksh. 30,000. Reach out to Peter at research@ecotourismkenya.org

Don’t miss out!

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