Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. Announces Extension of Suspension of Voyages

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. has announced an extension of its previously announced suspension of global cruise voyages to include voyages embarking between July 1 and July 31, 2020 for its three cruise brands. The voyage suspension contributes to global efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19. The Company will continue to work in tandem […]

The Travel Corporation Unveils Enhanced Protocols for all its Guided Holidays Across the Globe

The Travel Corporation (TTC) and its numerous, guided holiday brands (Trafalgar, Luxury Gold, Insight Vacations, Contiki and Costsaver) have announced their newly enhanced COVID-19 related protocols and hygiene standards for all of its guided holidays once domestic and international travel resumes. TTC’s executive and operations team members have spearheaded a complete review of the sanitation […]

Reminder: Please complete the TBCSA COVID-19 Update Survey

The COVID-19 pandemic has had severe and far-reaching consequences for the travel, tourism, and hospitality sector. To assist, the TBCSA, Department of Tourism and South African Tourism are jointly developing a tourism support and recovery plan. The planned re-opening schedule for the sector, based on the risk-adjusted strategy developed by government, has been shared via […]

SAT MICE Sector Webinar: Video

South African Tourism CEO, Sisa Ntshona hosted Glenton de Kock, CEO of the South African Association for the Conference Industry (SAACI), and Projeni Pather, Chairperson of The Association of African Exhibition Organisers (AAXO), on a webinar to discuss the implications of easing the lockdown levels on the MICE sector. The discussion addressed the need to […]

UIF FAQs update for May

FEDHASA hosted a webinar on Wednesday 20 May during which UIF Spokesperson, Makhosonke Buthelezi, offered clarity on some of the questions and issues UIF TERS applicants are experiencing.  When will it be possible to submit applications for May?  UIF has been reconfiguring the online submission system during the last week(s) to improve the process and common remove glitches that were experienced in April. […]