Africa

End of the line for SAX?

There may be a glimmer of hope for SA Express employees as Business Day reported today (March 27) that the troubled airline was expected to be among the first organisations to apply to the UIF Tempora…

SAA suspends regional flights

There has been a lot of confusion about inbound travellers from high-risk countries not being allowed to disembark from international flights arriving in South Africa from their home countries –…

Solidarity fund to combat COVID-19

President Cyril Ramaphosa announced the establishment of a fund yesterday (March 23), to help combat COVID-19.“Following consultation with social partners, we have set up a Solidarity Fund that …

R200m earmarked to assist tourism SMMEs

The Department of Tourism has made an additional R200 million available to assist SMMEs in the tourism and hospitality sector who are under particular stress due to the new travel restrictions around …

Rwanda to host tourism leadership forum

Rwanda will host the 2020 Africa Tourism Leadership Forum (ATLF) and Awards at the Kigali Convention Centre from July 13-15 under the theme ‘Shaping a better future for intra-Africa travel toget…