US Department of Transportation Issues Enforcement Notice Clarifying Air Carrier Refund Requirements, Given the Impact of COVID-19

The U.S. Department of Transportation has issued an Enforcement Notice clarifying, in the context of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) public health emergency, that US and foreign airlines remain obligated to provide a prompt refund to passengers for flights to, within, or from the United States when the carrier cancels the passenger’s scheduled flight or […]

Etihad Airways to test airport technology to help identify medically at-risk travellers

Etihad Airways will partner with Australian company Elenium Automation to trial new technology which allows self-service devices at airports to be used to help identify travellers with medical conditions, potentially including the early stages of COVID-19. Etihad will be the first airline to trial the technology, which can monitor the temperature, heart rate and respiratory […]

COVID-19 Tourism Relief Fund: Applications are now open

​​Applications for the COVID-19 Tourism Relief Fund are now open. The Tourism Relief Fund provides once-off capped grant assistance to Small Micro and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMMEs) in the tourism value chain to ensure their sustainability during and post the implementation of government measures to curb the spread of Covid-19 in South Africa. Capped at […]

Remote Teams…in a time of COVID 19

Remote working

Team performance specialist, Helene Smuts, and Gavin Reynolds Director of Spirit Africa discuss the basics for setting up your physical environment and infrastructure, putting in place sustainable habits and routines (meeting rhythms), building trust and engagement. This is particularly poignant during this time of self-isolation as a result of COVID-19. Please click on the links […]