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Tourism is the point of convergence between the economy, society, culture, history and the environment. The prospect of tourism dollars justifies initiatives that place an economic value on the these factors. As such the tourism sector should be a leader within the area of sustainable business practice. For some leading companies this is the case… read more →

Caroline Ungersbock, co-founder of the Sustainable Tourism Partnership Programme (STPP), was the recipient of the Chairman’s Awa rd at the inaugural Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) Annual Assessor Conference Recognition Awards on 3 March. “This award recognizes an individual who has made extensive and significant contribution to the TGCSA’s brand through promoting the.. read more →

18 Feb 2014
February 18, 2014

Small Tourism Businesses and the Youth

February 18, 2014 Multimedia
18 Feb 2014
February 18, 2014

STPP on Phuthaditjhaba

February 18, 2014 Multimedia

Programme Director : Niki Glen The Sustainable Tourism Partnership Programme (STPP) has achieved so much since it was officially established in December 2012. We have been able to make inroads across many spectrums of the industry, thanks to the substance that our patrons, partners, colleagues and friends have added.  We will be entering 2014 with.. read more →

05 Dec 2013
December 5, 2013

Challenges facing responsible tourism

December 5, 2013 Multimedia
04 Dec 2013
December 4, 2013

STPP Promotional Clip

December 4, 2013 Multimedia

Heidi van der Watt, one of Tourism South Africa’s most respected and knowledgeable responsible tourism specialists, has been appointed to the Sustainable Tourism Partnership Programme’s board of directors.Heidi’s appointment is perfectly timed as the STPP is gearing up for 2014, building on its successes of its first year.  The STPP is focused on main-streaming sustainable.. read more →

Caroline Ungersbock, co-founder of the Sustainable Tourism Partnership Programme (STPP), has relinquished her role as president of the NAA-SA.  “It is the right time to re-focus my energy  and role in the industry on the broader sustainability of small tourism businesses and the critical part they have in the growth and development of the industry”,.. read more →

Recognising the importance of the tourism sector and the role of SMME’s The Second Annual Tourism 2020 Dialogue promises a few surprises from international and local organisations for small businesses in South Africa. The content of these s are highly confidential at the moment, yet the organisers are excited and will reveal all at the.. read more →