The Namibia Tourism Board (NTB) was formed by an act of Parliament as a statutory body, responsible for bringing together both the private and public sector in implementing the national policy on tourism.
The Board was established on April 2, 2001 with the following mandate:
Promote Namibia's tourism industry both internationally and locally.
Ensure that services rendered and facilities provided to tourists comply with the prescribed standards. Register and grade accommodation establishments, and other tourism related businesses.