OUR REGIONAL & INTERNATIONAL STAKEHOLDERS
United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO)
The World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO/OMT) is a specialised agency of the United Nations. It is the leading international organisation in the field of tourism. It serves as a global forum for tourism policy issues and practical source of tourism know-how. The UNWTO`s membership is comprised of 150 countries, seven territories and more than 300 Affiliate Members representing the private sector, educational institutions, tourism associations and local tourism authorities.
World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC)
The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) is the forum for business leaders in the Travel & Tourism industry. With Chief Executives of some one hundred of the world`s leading Travel & Tourism companies as its Members, WTTC has a unique mandate and overview on all matters related to Travel & Tourism.
Regional Tourism Organisation of Southern Africa (RETOSA)
The Regional Tourism Organisation of Southern Africa, RETOSA, is a regional tourism cooperation organisation intended to develop the combined tourism interests of its 14 member states well into the next century. Its mandate is to market and promote the Region in close cooperation with the Region`s national tourist organisations and the private sector. The organisation, as the official SADC (Southern African Development Community) tourism body, the full spread of stakeholder interests in the Region – public and private sectors, and community – into one focused organisation
African Travel Association (ATA)
The Africa Travel Association (ATA) is a non-profit, non-political travel industry trade association. It promotes tourism to the African continent and intra-Africa travel. It was established in 1975 and its primary objective is to promote the tourist attractions of the African continent. South Africa has launched provincial chapters of this organisation in the Western Cape, KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng.
Indian Ocean Tourism Organisation (IOTO)
The Indian Ocean Tourism Organisation (IOTO) is a regional tourism marketing body founded in June 1995. IOTO`s vision is that every country around the Indian Ocean Rim will optimise its tourism potential in a sustainable manner to the benefit of all its people. This is to be achieved through intra and inter-regional marketing, initiating activities that are strategic and of common interest and mutual benefit to stakeholders in the region.