TBCSA calls for opening up of borders to let tourism breathe life into the economy

One industry, in particular, has the power and potential to reignite South Africa’s ailing economy, but to do so it’s going to need more than support from South Africans, and Government giving the green light for reopening borders. Today’s announcement indicating a 51% decline in South Africa’s GDP during Q2, puts a spotlight on swift […]

WTTC calls for ‘air corridors’ between key global cities to restore business travel

The restoration of ‘air corridors’ between the world’s top financial centres are vital to reviving international business travel and help kickstart the global economic recovery, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).  WTTC, which represents the global Travel & Tourism private sector, says it is crucial that international business travel resumes, following its […]

Qatar resumes four weekly flights to Lagos

Qatar has announced the resumption of four weekly flights to Murtala Muhammed International Airport (LOS) Lagos, Nigeria from 10 September 2020. The four times weekly service to Africa’s largest city will be operated by Qatar Airways’ state-of-the-art Boeing 787 Dreamliner featuring 22 seats in Business Class and 232 seats in Economy Class. With the addition […]

Etihad introduces Global COVID-19 insurance

Etihad is introducing COVID-19 global wellness insurance cover as part of Etihad Wellness, the airlines new health and hygiene programme. Guests who are diagnosed with COVID-19 during their trip won’t have to worry about medical expenses or quarantine costs when they fly with Etihad. All Etihad tickets regardless of date of booking, traveling between now […]

Reminder: ASATA AGM,  16 September 2020

ASATA will hold its Annual General Meeting on the 16th of September via a virtual Zoom Meeting.  Details of the AGM:       Date: 16 September 2020Time: 10h00 – 11h00RSVP: Click here to register If you have not yet registered, please do so by no later than 13 September 2020. Please find below links to the attachments for your attention: […]