Tourism Minister clarifies Level 2 Regulations

Tourism Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane has outlined which tourism-related activities will be allowed under Alert Level 2 of the risk-adjusted strategy. As highlighted yesterday by Tshifhiwa Tshivhengwa, CEO TBCSA, accommodation establishments will not be limited to 50% capacity. The Minister clarified that the restriction of 50% floor capacity only applies to breakfast and reception areas. The Minister’s directions […]

Africa Travel Week set to launch virtual meetings and masterclasses this September

Africa Travel Week will launch their virtual Meetings and Masterclasses this September to connect African tourism products with buyers from across the world. Megan Oberholzer, Reed Exhibitions Portfolio Director: Travel, Tourism & Creative Industries, said that after the Africa Travel Week was postponed this year, they wanted to enter the virtual space with the introduction […]

Survey: Assessing the relationship between hotel booking website quality, customer satisfaction and purchase intention

ASATA Member Agents are invited to participate in a research project entitled: Assessing the relationship between hotel booking website quality, customer satisfaction and purchase intention. The findings of the study will assist companies that distribute hotel accommodation to design quality websites that will successfully meet the requirements of travel agents and travel consultants. To participate […]

Health Checklist to Help Airlines Implement ICAO COVID-19 Guidance

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released an airline self-assessment health checklist to support the International Civil Aviation Organization’s (ICAO) Take-off: Guidance for Air Travel through the COVID-19 Public Health Crisis. The Take-off guidance is the global standard framework of risk-based temporary measures for governments and the air transport value chain for safe operations during the COVID-19 […]