Recording: South Africa Reopens! So now what? Tourism leaders discuss the next steps

Last week’s announcement that South Africa will be reopening its borders was followed by much celebration, but now comes the question, what next? On 22 September ASATA CEO, Otto de Vries formed part of a group of Tourism Leaders from leading South African tourism associations and organisations, discussing what the next steps are as South […]

UIF TERS webinar FAQs

This FAQ is largely based on the questions submitted during our latest webinar on 22 July 2020. In this webinar, ASATA and its legal counsel, Novation Consulting, and FvT HR Consulting addressed some of the most pressing queries around the uncertainties relating to UIF and TERS. If you missed the webinar or if you would […]

ASATA Live Webinar Recording: Discussion on UIF and TERS

Thank you to everyone who attended the ASATA Live Webinar; Discussion on UIF and TERS on 22 July.  In this webinar, ASATA and its legal council, Novation Consulting addressed some of the most pressing queries around the uncertainties relating to UIF and TERS. If you missed the webinar or if you would like to listen to it […]

Dealing with Refunds and Cancellations webinar FAQs

The information provided in the webinar hosted on 25 June and the FAQs is not legal advice but is a general overview to help you navigate your way through the complex issues of cancellations and refunds and make more informed decisions about your specific case. You can find the full webinar recording on YouTube or […]

ASATA Update: Economic support for COVID-19 impact: FAQ

1. WHAT THIS FAQ IS ABOUT & HOW WE WILL UPDATE IT In this document we will keep track of the most recent developments on the economic support provided by the Government. We will update the FAQ as more information becomes available. We will send out an ASATA Alert and do a post on the ASATA […]

ASATA Update: Your labour law questions answered

1. WHAT THIS FAQ IS ABOUT & HOW WE WILL UPDATE IT ASATA’s general counsel, Elizabeth de Stadler, has done two interviews with Fatima van Toorn from FvT HR Consulting. If you would like to listen to the webinars again or if you missed them, you can now access the full webinars by clicking on the […]

ASATA Live Webinar: Dealing With Refunds And Cancellations

Thank you to those who attended the ASATA Live webinar where ASATA’s legal counsel, Elizabeth de Stadler and  Consumer Goods & Services Ombud Complaint Manager, Nicky Stetka discussed several key points in relation to refunds and cancellations. If you would like to catch-up on what was covered during the webinar please click on the links below: […]

ASATA COVID-19 Response and Recovery

The COVID-19 pandemic has not only been a public health emergency; it has also been an economic and operational crisis for the travel industry. As your trade association, ASATA has been working around the clock to help Travel Agents get through this crisis by formulating a comprehensive response and recovery strategy. A swift, effective response not […]

Webinar: Coping with burnout, grief and trauma in a time of COVID-19

Join Dr. Elzette Fritz for an informative webinar providing practical mechanisms for coping with burnout, grief and trauma in this challenging COVID-10 time. Date: 18 June 2020Time: 14h00RSVP: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_QMtS9UEvSeKZ_-OFY2J93w Please send your questions to natalia@bigambitions.co.za.

Infographic: Guidelines to get your travel agency ready for reopening

Travel agencies must develop and implement measures to ensure that the workplace meets the standards of hygiene, health and social distancing protocols relating to COVID-19. ASATA has compiled this easy to reference infographic to guide you on ensuring that your agency is ready to reopen. Click on the link below to access the infographic.