Webinar: Cybersecurity in the COVID-19 work-from-home age


In this webinar MAZARS experts Christo Snyman and Terence Govender shares some practical advice to guard against cybercriminals while you are working remotely. Please click on the links below to access the webinar in audio or video format: MixCloud Youtube

Lufthansa, SWISS and Austrian Airlines changes fare structure

Lufthansa, SWISS and Austrian Airlines are changing their ticket fare structure. With immediate effect, all fares and ticket prices can be rebooked – including, for example, the Zero Bag fare without hand baggage. This applies worldwide for new bookings on short, medium and long-haul routes. For tickets purchased in the USA and Canada, the changeover […]

Discontinuation of monthly remittance frequency postponed – BSP Southern Africa

ASATA has received the following communication from IATA: Dear Travel Agent, In light of the critical circumstances our industry is enduring as a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic, we would like to inform you of the postponement of the streamlining of remittance frequencies in your BSP. Important notice • The discontinuation of the monthly remittance […]

Getaway: Travel body denies agents exploiting stranded travellers

On Monday 1 April, the Association of Southern African Travel Agents (ASATA) CEO came to the defense of travel agents after comments were made to the effect that travel bodies were exploiting stranded South Africans. De Vries was responding to the public statement made by Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Dr Naledi Pandor, in […]

Business Traveller Africa: ASATA Column: To travel, or not…

Spread of coronavirus raises questions about ‘proactive’ travel risk management In corporate travel, we talk a great deal about Duty of Care, and the responsibility that lies with employers and Travel Management Companies (TMCs) to keep their travellers safe. More often than not, the concept of Duty of Care pertains to travel risk management protocols […]