The time has come to move into the digital era – Vanya Lessing, CEO Sure Travel

In 2021, travel consultants will need to reconstruct market boundaries and reach beyond existing demand to create growth, says Vanya Lessing, CEO Sure Travel. We chatted to Vanya to get her insights into the year that was and the year that will be. To access the full article, log into ASATA’s new Resource Centre. If […]

SAA routes update for January 2021 and termination of SK Codeshare

South African Airways (SAA) has advised that due to the continuing impact of COVID-19, and the ongoing business rescue process; domestic and regional routes will be cancelled for the month of January 2021. Assistance will be provided to all ticketed passengers holding a South African Airways’ ticket. This Trade Advisory is applicable to tickets issued […]

Take note: ASATA Office closure

The ASATA office will be closed from 18 December 2020, reopening on 4 January 2021. ASATA wishes all our members and partners a blessed and safe holiday season. For any urgent matter please contact: Barbara – 082 426 4397 Nivashnee – 082 267 1170

“How will we put the genie back in the bottle?” Lidia Folli CEO BIDTravel

2020 has been one of the most challenging years in history for the travel and tourisms industry. But, as Lidia Folli, CEO BIDTravel, put it: ““This year we’ve lost, we’ve won, we’ve failed, we’ve cried, we’ve laughed, we’ve loved but we didn’t FOLD!” We chatted to Lidia to get her insights into the year that […]

COGTA Releases Updated Level 1 Regulations

The Ministry of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs has promulgated updated Lockdown Level 1 Regulations, following President Cyril Ramaphosa’s address on 14 December 2020. Please click here to view the Regulations. Contained within the Government Gazette, published 15 December 2020, are the following regulations, effective immediately: Movement of people Every person is confined to his or her […]