Namibia name changes - confusing for tourists?

2013-08-27 10:29
Windhoek - The Tour and Safari Association of Namibia (TASA) has said that the changing of Namibian region and town names could end up being very costly for the industry. 

Tourism Update reports that TASA chairperson, Martin Wiemers expressed his concern about the name changes, stating that it is a costly exercise for the industry to change all the relevant collateral. Different names on old and new maps of the country may also confuse visitors.

Earlier this month, Namibian President, Hifikepunye Pohamba, announced a series of name changes in an effort to advance democracy in the country. The Caprivi Strip, among others, was renamed the Zambezi Region.

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