Simba Mandinyenya

Simba Mandinyenya

Executive Director: RETOSA.
Director Research and Development: Zimbabwe Tourism Authority

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Message and festive season greetings from the Executive Director Mr. Simba Mandinyenya

Published in RETOSA Information

As festive decorations and coloured lights adorn streets, shop windows and houses, we are met with a sense of exhilaration at the prospect of bidding 2016 farewell. At RETOSA, it is with gratitude and pride that we reflect on the efforts of the past year. Twelve months of dedication have brought us closer to realising our vision of making southern Africa the multi-faceted destination of choice in the world.

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Director’s Message

Published in RETOSA Information

2016 has kicked off to a good start. RETOSA’s restructuring and transformation processes are coming to an end. The Board will now be able to formulate a new structure which will drive and direct the new strategy.

Acting Executive Director, Simba Mandinyenya, said that, “the restructuring process will be driven and directed by the new regional growth and development strategy. The new structure will be informed by the new strategy and this means that there must be a common vision, understanding and goal among the member states”.

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Message from the executive director

Published in RETOSA Information

2015 has been a very busy year for RETOSA and its member states and much has been achieved. This year saw the establishment of the Southern African Youth in Tourism Forum and Steering Committee, a historical event on the calendar of the regions’ tourism growth and development.

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Directors Message November 2015

Published in RETOSA Information

It’s been very busy these past couple of months at RETOSA, with trips being undertaken to various parts of the world to promote our region. As an affiliate member of UNWTO, RETOSA was represented at the General Assembly when it convened in Columbia from 11 to 15 October. At the same time, the UNWTO Commission for Africa (CAF) held elections at which the chairperson, the Hon. Mzembi, was re-elected by a landslide vote.

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