About STC 2024

The Caribbean Conference on Sustainable Tourism Development, popularly known as the Sustainable Tourism Conference (STC) is the Caribbean region’s premier event for high-level networking and regional dialogue on sustainable tourism development and provides a platform for tourism policy makers, private sector stakeholders, thought leaders and strategic partners, to discuss the issues, challenges and opportunities confronting the future of Caribbean tourism.

Thematic Brief

The conference will shine a spotlight on the essential pillars that are crucial for fostering a legacy, that is both transformational and regenerative, under the theme, “The 5 Ps for a Legacy of Caribbean Tourism SustainabilityPeople, Planet, Prosperity, Purpose & Partnership.” Read the Conference Thematic Brief.

Who should attend STC-2024?

  • High-level Tourism Authorities
  • Private Sector Executives
  • Sustainability Leaders, Tourism Planners and Policymakers
  • Tourism-related Industry Professionals
  • Regional and International Media
  • Tourism and Sustainable Development Partners
  • Academia and Students
  • Other Public and Private Sectors Stakeholders related to Tourism and Ancillary Sectors

The STC features three days of interactive engagements with presentations by subject-matter experts, moderated panel discussions, Q & A segments, thematic break-out sessions, master classes, experiential field trips, and the presentation ceremony for CTO’s Sustainable Tourism Awards. Optional Pre- and post-destination tours are also offered.

About Grenada

Grenada, the spice of the Caribbean, a Tri-island nation comprising Grenada, Carriacou and Petit Martinique, is the host of the Caribbean’s Sustainable Tourism Conference -STC 2024! This enticing gem, which has gained renown for its unspoilt natural beauty, also offers a rich cultural heritage, delectable cuisine and world class yachting and dive sector.

Grenada’s tourism product embraces socially and environmentally responsible development, which is epitomized by market positioning under the ‘Pure Grenada’ brand. This underpins Grenada’s tourism development efforts and marketing focus, positioning the Tri-island nation as “off-the-beaten path,” and a haven for the discerning travel explorer. The three destinations of Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique encapsulate everything that is authentic, untouched and undiscovered, in essence – Pure.

The STC will be held from April 22-24, 2024, on the cusp of the 10-year anniversary of the ‘Pure Grenada’ brand which was launched in February 2014. The conference also coincides with Earth Day celebrated April 22 every year. Click here for information on how to get to Grenada and visa requirements.

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Radisson Grenada Beach Resort

Grand Anse Beach, Grand Anse, St. George’s

              

Day 1
21 Apr 2024
Day 2
22 Apr 2024
Day 3
23 Apr 2024
Day 4
24 Apr 2024
Day 5
25 Apr 2024
Day 6
26 Apr 2024

Opening Ceremony & Facilities Briefing

Featured Speaker

10:00-10:30

Coffee Break (Craft Markets, Exhibits)

13:00-14:00

Luncheon – All Delegates (April 22)

15:30 - 15:45

Coffee Break (Craft Market & Exhibits)

Master Class

Day One Wrap Up

Welcome Extravaganza

Featured Speaker

Ministerial Round Table

10:30 - 11:00

Coffee Break (Craft Markets, Exhibits)

13:30 - 14:30

Luncheon – All Delegates

Master Class – FU-Tech Tourism

15:45 - 16:00

Coffee Break (Craft Market & Exhibits)

Working Groups & Presentations

Conference Wrap Up

Destination Study Tours

Dine Around

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What Past Attendees Liked About STC

“The interaction between all representatives of member states who are directly involved in Sustainable Tourism. I also appreciated the workshop on communicating sustainability.”

Vashti Ramsey-Casimir, Ministry of Tourism, Antigua & Barbuda

“The overall concept and the presenters were well thought out and the topics chosen thought provoking.”

Ann Marie, Breeze Travel