JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- The Regional Tourism Organization of
Southern Africa (Retosa) launched promotional efforts to attract
travelers from the U.S. and Canada to its 14 member nations.
"Our mission is to inform [North] Americans about the tourism
potential of the Retosa members," said Shepherd Nyarawata,
executive director of Retosa.
Retosa, the tourism division of Southern African Development
Community, consists of: Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of
Congo, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, South
Africa, Seychelles, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
The group has created a number of promotional and informative
materials to be distributed to tour operators, travel agents and
A directory listing countries and their individual tourism
sites, brochures and a newsletter are now available, as is a Web
site at www.retosa.com.
Retosa also now has representation in the U.S. For more
information, call (212) 286-9300