Quick Guide to Southern Africa
The Regional Tourism Organisation of Southern Africa (RETOSA) is a Southern African Development Community (SADC) body responsible for the development of tourism and regional destination marketing across 15 Southern Africa countries: Angola, Botswana, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe. RETOSA aims to increase tourism to the region through sustainable development and initiatives, effective destination marketing, and improved regional competitiveness. To achieve this, RETOSA works rks in close cooperation with the member states' ministries nistries of tourism, national tourism organisations, the privaterivate sector, media partners and international cooperatingng partners.
These 15 countries offer uniqueque opportunities for business or leisure trips. You will be enchanted by the region's warm people, its beauty and d natural wonders, and its unmistakable pulse – sometimes imes slow, sometimes thrilling, and always invigorating! ating!