ASATA launched our newly designed resource centre at the end of last year to better assist our members in a rapidly changing business environment. While ASATA will keep the old resource centre live to allow members ample time to register to the new site, the new resource centre will eventually become your member portal, where you can […]
The Garden Route National Park (GRNP) consisting of three sections – Tsitsikamma, Knysna and Wilderness, will apply stringent safety measures during this summer holidays. This according to the Vuyiswa Thabethe, General Manager for the Garden Route region of South African National Parks, who said to help curb the spread of the Corona Virus and the […]
Delta Air Lines has again delayed its return to South Africa. According to the airline’s new schedule, flights to Atlanta will now commence on March 28, 2021. When South Africa’s borders reopened on October 1, Delta initially announced that it would restart its Johannesburg Atlanta route in December. These plans were then postponed and a […]
The Association of Southern African Travel Agents (Asata) has called on all stakeholders in the travel, tourism and hospitality industry to get behind President Cyril Ramaphosa’s call to recommit to the fight against Covid-19, by complying with stringent health and hygiene protocols. Click here to read the full article.
On 03 December 2020, President Cyril Ramaphosa urged all South Africans to be extremely vigilant about practicing the recommended precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The warning follows an increase in infection rates as the summer holidays approach, and a worrying number of “hot spots” in the country. ASATA, the Association of Southern African […]
If there’s anything most of us need after months of lockdown, financial stress and getting used to a very different “normal”, it is a holiday. But even though we might dream of piña coladas on the beach, travelling during COVID-19 times can feel daunting. There are endless new travel regulations to obey, health forms to […]
European and international aviation associations are urging European governments to immediately abolish quarantine measures and other travel restrictions following new Recommendations published by EASA and the European Centre for Disease Prevention & Control (ECDC), which unequivocally reject their use in the current situation – where transmission of the virus is already widespread. The EASA/ECDC “Guidelines for COVID-19 testing […]
Join TBCSA CEO Tshifhiwa Tshivhengwa and Professor Alex van den Heever on 10 December for a webinar on The importance of COVID-19 Protocol Compliance. The webinar will be moderated by ASATA CEO Otto de Vries. To register for the webinar, click here.