Entries by Natalia Rosa

Tourism Recovery Programme: Country lead appointed

enpact and TUI Care Foundation have announced the appointment of Gordon Dibete as country lead for the Tourism Recovery Programme in South Africa. Gordon is available to assist you with any queries regarding the application process and any other questions you may have. Gordon can be reached on the contact details below: Cell number: +27 72 133 4549Email: gd@enpact.org The Tourism Recovery […]

Survey: Chargebacks

As chargebacks have been such an important issues for the survival of airlines and Online travel agencies, Airline Information teamed with the experts at Chargebacks911 to conduct an anonymous survey. Please take this survey to help the industry have better data to stay ahead of credit card chargebacks. This survey is completely anonymous and is […]

Back to Level 3: What travel agents need to know

President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that South Africa would move back to level 3 lockdown regulations, effective 16 June. Although a new curfew has been implemented from 10pm to 4am, travellers to and from the airport will not be affected. The government gazette stipulates that although the new curfew is from 10pm to 4am, people […]

Mauritius announces phased reopening, SA travellers subject additional entry requirements

Mauritius will reopen to international travellers from 15 July 2021, implementing a phased reopening strategy. During the first phase (15 July to 30 September 2021) vaccinated travellers will be able to travel to the island destination. However, flights between Mauritius and South Africa will remain closed until further notice and fully-vaccinated travellers from South Africa […]

Tourism Recovery Programme launched – SA travel and tourism invited to apply

enpact and TUI Care Foundation have launched the Tourism Recovery Programme to support travel and tourism businesses in overcoming challenges of the pandemic and getting started on the path to recovery.  What is the Tourism Recovery Programme?  The Tourism Recovery Programme is a training, mentoring and financial support programme designed for travel and tourism entrepreneurs in South Africa, Egypt, Mexico and […]

SA moves to adjusted lockdown alert level 2 – What you need to know

President Cyril Ramaphosa’s address indicated that Cabinet has decided to move the country to lockdown alert level 2 due to a surge in positive COVID-19 cases. Here is what you need to know about the easing of the adjusted level 2 regulations:   The hours of curfew will start at 23h00 and end at 04h00 It remains mandatory for every person to wear […]

Health and safety protocols: What to expect at SA’s airports

South African Tourism in partnership with ACSA has compiled three videos on what travellers can expect when they touch down at any of the ACSA-operated airports.   Please take note that the endings of the videos are different with options of the travellers being transported by a tour operator, taking an uber or those making use […]

The Travel Corporation opens DMC Services to other companies

The Travel Corporation (TTC) is opening up its Destination Management Company (DMC) portfolio to other travel companies and businesses to white label and tailor, in response to opportunities made apparent during the pandemic.   TTC has twelve Destination Management Companies (DMCs) offering holidays, local experiences, corporate travel and ancillary services across Africa, Europe, the Americas, and the South […]