New to ASATA’s resource centre: To which destinations can South Africans travel?

With many countries closing their  borders to South African travellers, it can be a challenge to determine to which destinations are permitting entry to South Africans. ASATA has compiled a Country Entry Restrictions guide and uploaded it to our Resource Centre. The list of countries is not exhaustive and will be updated continuously as we […]

Department of Health provides an update on SA’s vaccine acquisition strategy

Health Minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize, together with other leading experts held a media briefing on 7 February 2021, outlining important updates on South Africa’s vaccine acquisition strategy. Professor of Vaccinology at Wits University, Shabir Madhi, said that a vaccine trial done by his team found that there is no proof of the vaccine’s full efficacy […]

ATTA’s 2021 Travel Recovery ‘SnapShot’ Survey Results

The results from ATTA’s 2021 Travel Recovery SnapShot survey have been released. Throughout the year ATTA will be carrying out these “SnapShot” surveys at the end of every month to help build an industry-wide picture on the return of travel to Africa, including new habits and trends. Results will be shared in the first week […]

UK rules out ‘vaccine passports’ for foreign travel – IOL

The UK government has ruled out plans to introduce “vaccine passports” allowing people, who have been vaccinated against the novel coronavirus, to travel abroad. Still, people could get evidence from their doctors if they need it for travelling, Vaccine Minister Nadhim Zahawi told the media on Sunday. Zahawi made the remarks as the issue is […]