References - DMOs - Africa

Frequent contacts with key tourism organizations by nation/territory (incl. historical contacts, incl. former states) and with international tourism organizations and associations

Related contact details and websites of the following and other tourism organizations, associations, and companies you will find with

Additional - after 30 years of research and publishing - we had and have numerous contacts with several thousand of other government agencies (embassies, consulates, ministries of information, ministries of foreign affairs, chambers of commerce, chambers of tourism, tourism industry associations, tour operator associations, travel agency associations, related tourism industry media, airline companies, especially with tourism companies of the private sector), not to forget lot of former official contacts around the globe meanwhile changed into private contacts and some individuals even developed into valuable and trustful friendships…

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Ministère du Tourisme et de l’Artisanat, Algiers (formerly)

Ministère de l’Aménagement du Térritoire, de l’Environment et du Tourisme, Algiers

Office National du Tourisme ONT, Algiers

Office National de l’Animtion, de la Promotion et de l’Information Touristique ONAT, Algiers


Direcção Nacional de Turismo e Hotelaria DNTH, Luanda (formerly)

Ministério do Hotelaria e Turismo, Luanda

INFOTUR Instituto de Fomento do Turismo Luanda

Ascension Island:

The Administration, Ascension Island Government, Georgetown

Ascension Island Tourism Service – Obsidian Group, Georgetown


Ministere de la Culture, de l’Artisanat et du Tourisme (MCAT), Cotonou

Direction de l’Animation et la Promotion Touristique, Cotonou

Direction du Tourisme et de l’Hôtellerie, Cotonou (formerly)

Bhoputhatswana (former South African “Homeland”):

National Tourism Council of Bhoputhatswana, Mmabatho


Ministry of Environment, Wildlife and Tourism, Gaborone

Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Division of Tourism, Gaborone (formerly)

Ministry of Trade, Industry, Wildlife and Tourism, Gaborone (formerly)

Department of Tourism, Gaborone

Botswana Tourism Organization, Gaborone + abroad

Botswana Tourist Board, Gaborone (formerly)

Hotel & Tourism Association of Botswana, Gaborone

Burkina Faso:

Ministère de la Culture, du Tourisme et de la Communication, Ouagadougou

Ministère de l’Environnement et du Tourisme, Ouagadougou (formerly)

Ministère des Transports et du Tourisme, Ouagadougou (formerly)

Direction du Patrimoine Touristique, Ouagadougou

Direction du Infrastructure Touristique, Hôtelliere et Culture, Ouagadougou (formerly)

Direction Générale de l’Administration Touristique et Hôtelière, Ouagadougou (formerly)

Direction du Tourisme et de l’Hôtellerie, Ouagadougou (formerly)

Office National du Tourisme Burkinabé (ONTB), Ouagadougou


Office National du Tourisme, Bujumbura


Ministére du Tourisme, Yaounde + abroad

Cape Verde:

Ministério da Economia e Emprego, Praia

Ministério do Turismo, Indústria e Energia, Praia (formerly)

Ministério dos Transportes, Commercio e Turismo, Praia (formerly)

Direcção Geral de Turismo e Transportes, Praia

CI Cabo Verde Investimentos – Agencia Cabo Verdiana de Promoção e Investimentos, Praia

PROMEX Centro de Promoção Turística do Investimento e das Exportações de Cabo Verde, Praia (formerly)

Central African Republic:

Ministère du Développement, du Tourisme et de l’Artisanat, Bangui

Ministère des Eaux et Forets, Chasses, de la Peche et du Tourisme, Bangui (formerly)

Direction Général du Tourisme, Bangui


Ministère du Développement Touristique, N’djamena

Ministère du Tourisme et de l’Environnement, N’djamena (formerly)

Direction du Tourisme et de l’Hôtellerie, N’djamena

Office Tchadien du Tourisme (O.T.T.), N’djamena

Ciskei (former South African “Homeland”):

Department of Tourism and Aviation, Bisho

Ciskei Tourist Board, Bisho


Ministère du Transport, du Tourisme, des Postes et Telecommunications, Moroni

Secretariat d’etat aux Transports et au Tourisme, Moroni (formerly)

Direction du Tourisme et de l’Hôtellerie, Moroni

Congo, Democratic Republic (formerly Zaire):

Ministère des Affaires Foncières, Environment et Tourisme, Kinshasa

Secrétarie Général au Tourisme, Kinshasa

Office National du Tourisme de la République Démocratique du Congo, Kinshasa

Congo, Republic:

Ministère de l’Industrie, e la Peche, de l’Artisanat, Brazzaville (formerly)

Ministère du Tourisme et de l’Environnement, Brazaville (formerly)

Ministère de l’Industrie Touristique et des Loisirs, Brazaville

Direction Générale du Tourisme et des Loisirs, Brazaville (formerly)

Direction Générale de l’Industrie Touristique, Brazaville

Côte d’Ivoire:

Ministère du Tourisme, Abidjan (formerly)

Ministére du Tourisme et de l’Artisanat, Abidjan

Office Ivoirien du Tourisme et de l’Hôtellerie (O.I.T.H.), Abidjan (formerly)

Côte d’Ivoire Tourisme, Abidjan

Dahomey (formerly):

go to Benin


Ministère de la jeunesse, sports, loisirs et tourisme, Djibouti-Ville

Ministère de l’Environnement, du Tourisme et de l’Artisanat, Djibouti-Ville (formerly)

Office National de Tourism et d’Artisanat (ONTA), Djibouti-Ville (formerly)

Office National du Tourisme de Djibouti (ONDT), Djibouti-Ville


Ministry of Tourism, Cairo

Egypt Tourism Authority (ETA), Cairo

Egypt National Tourism Offices, abroad

Egypt Tourism Federation (ETF), Cairo

Equatorial Guinea:

Ministerio de Informacion, Turismo y Cultura, Malabo

Ministerio de Cultura, Turismo y Francofonia, Malabo (formerly)

Dirección General de Promoción del Turismo, Malabo


Ministry of Tourism, Asmara

Tourism Department of Eritrea, Asmara


Ethiopian Tourism Organization, Addis Ababa

Ethiopian Tourism Commission, Addis Ababa (formerly)

Ministry of Tourism, Addis Ababa (formerly)

Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Addis Ababa


Ministère de l’Economie, du Commerce, et l’Industrie et du Tourisme, Libreville

Ministère du Tourisme et de l’Artisanat, Libreville (formerly)

Ministère des Transports, de la Marine, Maichande, della Peche, Libreville (formerly)

Ministère de la Planification, de l’Environment et du Tourisme, Libreville (formerly)

Ministère du Commerce et du Tourisme, du Developpement Industriel et de l’Artisanat, Libreville (formerly)

Direction Générale du Tourisme, Libreville

Commissariat à l’Amenagement du Territorie et au Tourisme, Libreville (formerly)

Gabontour – Centre Gabonais de Promotion Touristique, Libreville + abroad

Office National Gabonais du Tourisme, Libreville (formerly)

Haut Commissariat d’Etat au Tourisme et aux Loisirs, Libreville (formerly)


Department of State for Tourism and Culture, Banjul

Ministry of Tourism and Information, Banjul (formerly)

The Gambia Tourism Board, Banjul + abroad

The Gambian Tourist Office, Banjul (formerly)

Gambia Tourism Authority, Banjul + abroad (formerly)


Ministry of Tourism and Diaspora Affairs, Accra

Ministry of Tourism & Trade, Accra (formerly)

Ministry of Tourism and Modernization of Capital City, Accra (formerly)

Ghana Tourism Authority, Accra

Ghana Tourist Board, Accra (formerly)


Ministère du Tourisme, de l’Hôtellerie et de l’Artisanat, Conakry

Office National du Tourisme (ONT), Conakry


Ministério do Turismo e Artesanato, Bissau

Direcção Geral de Turismo, Bissau

Ministério da Económia e Finanças, Bissau (formerly)

Secretario de Estado do Comércio, Indústria, Turismo e Artesanato, Bissau (formerly)

Ivory Coast:

go to Côte d’Ivoire


Ministry of Tourism & Information, Nairobi

Ministry of Tourism & Wildlife, Nairobi (formerly)

Kenya Tourist Board, Nairobi

Kenya Tourism Federation, Nairobi


Ministry of Tourism, Culture, and Environment, Maseru

Lesotho Tourism Development Corporation, Maseru

Lesotho Tourist Board, Maseru (formerly)


Ministry of Information, Cultural Affairs and Tourism, Monrovia


Ministry of Tourism, Tripolis

General Board for Tourism and Traditional Industries, Tripolis (formerly)

High Authority for Tourism and Antiquity, Tripolis (formerly)

General People’s Committee for Media, Culture and Tourism, Tripolis (formerly)

Tourism Documentation & Information Centre TDIC, Tripolis (formerly)

General Authority of Tourism and Antiquities, Tripolis (formerly)

Tourism Investment and Promotion Board, Tripolis (formerly)


Ministère de la Culture et du Tourisme, Antananarivo

Maison du Tourisme de Madagascar, Antananarivo (formerly)

Office National du Tourisme de Madagascar (ONTM), Antananrivo

Direction du Tourisme, Antananarivo (formerly)


Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Culture, Lilongwe

Ministry of Trade, Industry and Tourism, Lilongwe (formerly)

Department of Tourism, Lilongwe

Malawi Tourism Association, Lilongwe


Ministry of Tourism, Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia Tourist Promotion Board, Kuala Lumpur

Tourism Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur + abroad


Ministère de l’Artisanat et du Tourisme, Bamako

Ministère du Tourisme et de l’Artisanat, Bamako (formerly)

Office Malien du Tourisme et de l’Hôtellerie (OMATHO), Bamako


Ministère du Commerce, de l’Artisanat et du Tourisme, Nouakchott

Direction du Tourisme, Nouakchott

Office National du Tourisme de Mauritanie, Nouakchott


Ministry of Tourism and Leisure, Port Louis

Mauritius Tourism Authority, Port Louis (formerly)

Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority (MTPA), Port Louis + abroad

Mayotte Island:

Comité du Tourisme de Mayotte, Mamoudzou


Ministère du Tourisme, Rabat

Office National Marocain du Tourisme (ONMT), Rabat + abroad


Ministério do Turismo, Maputo

Ministério de Comercio, Maputo (formerly)

Ministério dos Transportes e Communicação, Maputo (formerly)

Direcção Nacional de Turismo, Maputo

INATUR Instituto Nacional do Turismo, Maputo

Futur – Fundo Nacional do Turismo, Maputo (formerly)

Centro de Informação e Turismo (C.I.T.), Maputo (formerly)

Empresa Nacional de Turismo (ENT), Maputo (formerly)


Ministry of Environment and Tourism, Windhoek

Ministry of Nature Conservation and Tourism, Windhoek (formerly)

Ministry of Wildlife, Conservation and Tourism, Windhoek (formerly)

Namibia Tourism Board, Windhoek + abroad

Namibia Directorate of Tourism, Windhoek (formerly)

Namibia Directorate of Trade and Tourism, Windhoek (formerly)

Namibia Public Affairs, Windhoek (formerly)

SWA Tourist Office, Windhoek (formerly)


Ministère des Transports et du Tourisme, Niamey (formerly)

Ministère du Tourisme et de l’Artisanat, Niamey

Direction du Tourisme et de l’Hôtelerie, Niamey

Centre Nigérien de Promotion Touristique, Niamey

Office National du Tourisme (O.N.T.), Niamey (formerly)


Federal Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Abuja

Federal Ministry of Trade and Tourism, Abuja (formerly)

Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation, Abuja

Nigeria Tourist Board, Lagos (formerly)

Réunion Island:

Delegation Régionale au Commerce, à l’Artisanat et Tourisme, Saint-Denis

Comité du Tourisme de la Réunion, Saint-Denis + abroad


go to Zimbabwe


Ministère du Commerce, de l’Industrie,

de la Promotion des Investissements, du Tourisme et des Coopératives, Kigali

Office du Tourisme et des Parcx Nationaux (ORTPN), Kigali (formerly)

Rwanda Tourism Board, Kigali (formerly)

Rwanda Development Board, Tourism & Conservation Division, Kigali

Saint Helena:

Saint Helena Tourist Office, Jamestown

Saint Helena Government Representative, London

São Tomé & Principe:

Ministério de Económia, Industria e Turismo, São Tomé

Direcção de Turismo e Hotelaria, São Tomé


Ministére du Tourisme et des Transports Aériens, Dakar

Ministère du Tourisme et de l’Environement, Dakar (formerly)

Ministère du Tourisme et de l’Information, Dakar (formerly)

Ministère de la Culture et du Tourisme, Dakar (formerly)

Agence Sénégalaise de Promotion Touristique, Dakar

Organisation Nationale pour l'Intégration du Tourisme Sénégalais, Dakar (formerly)

Agence Nationale de Promotion du Tourisme (ANPT), Dakar (formerly)


Ministry of Tourism and Transport, Victoria

Seychelles Tourist Board, Victoria + abroad

Seychelles Tourism Marketing Authority STMA, Victoria (formerly)

Seychelles Tourist Office, Victoria (formerly)

Sierra Leone:

Ministry of Tourism, Freetown (formerly)

Ministry of Tourism & Cultural Affairs, Freetown

The National Tourism Board of Sierra Leone, Freetown


Ministry of Information and Tourism, Mogadishu

Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife, Mogadishu + Baidoa (formerly)

Ministry of Information and Tourism, Mogadishu (formerly)

Transitional National Government of Somalia, Baidoa (formerly)

Somalia Tourism Association, Mogadishu

South Africa:

Ministry of Tourism & Environment Affairs, Pretoria (formerly)

Department of Trade, Industry and Tourism, Pretoria (formerly)

Department of Environmental Affairs & Tourism, Pretoria/Tshwane

South Africa Tourist Board SATOUR, Pretoria (formerly)

South African Tourism, Sandton/Johannesburg + abroad

South Korea:

go to Korea, Republic

South Sudan:

Ministry of Environment, Wildlife Conservation and Tourism, Juba (formerly)

Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife Conservation, Juba

South Sudan Tourist Board, Juba

South West Africa:

go to Namibia


Ministry of Tourism and Hotels, Khartoum (formerly)

Ministry of Tourism, Transport and Communication, Khartoum (formerly)

Ministry of Tourism, Antiquities & Wildlife, Khartoum

General Administration of Tourism, Khartoum


Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism, Mbabane (formerly)

Ministry of Information and Tourism, Mbabane (formerly)

Ministry of Tourism, Environment and Communication, Mbabane

Swaziland Tourism Authority, Mbabane


Ministry of Tourism & Natural Resources, Dar-es-Salaam

Tanzania Tourist Board, Dar-es-Salaam

Ministry of Industries, Markets and Tourism, Zanzibar

Zanzibar Commission for Tourism Zanzibar

Terre Australis and French Antarctic:

Administration Supérieur des Terre Australes et Antarctiques Francaise, Reunion


Ministère du Tourisme, Lomé

Ministère du Tourisme, de l’Artisanat et des Loisirs, Lomé (formerly)

Ministère du Développement Rural, de l’Environnement et du Tourisme, Lomé (formerly)

Direction du Tourisme et de l’Hôtellerie, Lomé (formerly)

Office National Togolais du Tourisme ONTT, Lomé (formerly)

Direction de la Promotion Touristique, Lomé

Transkei (former South African “Homeland”):

Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism, Umtata

Tristan da Cunha:

Tristan da Cunha Tourism Department, Edinburgh of the Seven Seas

Tristan da Cunha Association, UK


Ministère de Tourisme, du Commerce et de l’Artisanat, Tunis

Office National du Tourisme Tunisien (ONTT), Tunis + abroad


Ministry of Tourism, Trade and Industry, Kampala

Uganda Tourist Board, Kampala

Uganda Tourism Association, Kampala


Upper Volta:

go to Burkina Faso

Venda (former South African “Homeland”):

Department of Commerce, Industry and Tourism, Sibasa)

Venda Development Corporation, Tourism Branch, Sibasa


go to Congo, Democratic Republic


Ministry of Tourism, Environment and National Resources, Lusaka

Zambia Tourism Authority, Lusaka + abroad

Zambia Tourist Board, Lusaka + abroad (formerly)

Zambia National Tourist Board, Lusaka (formerly)

Tourism Council of Zambia, Lusaka


go to Tanzania


Ministry of Tourism and Hospitality Industry, Harare

Ministry of Environment and Tourism, Harare (formerly)

Zimbabwe Tourism Authority, Harare + abroad

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