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6 reasons why travel agents are not obsolete in 2020

Travel Agents

Being a travel advisor has not been the most lucrative enterprise in 2020, but that doesn’t mean the profession has become obsolete. On the contrary, it has never been more pertinent. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, which saw borders closing and ...

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ASATA Support a measured, systematic reopening of South Africa’s Travel and Tourism Industry

ASATA joined the Tourism Business Council of South Africa (TBCSA) as the organisation presented its Tourism Recovery Strategy before Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Tourism this week.  The TBCSA, which represents the voice of business in the travel and tourism sector, has developed a data-driven Tourism Recovery ...

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ASATA makes recommendations on air ticket refunds and voucher policies

Air Ticket Refunds

While the COVID-19 crisis has had a critical impact on global air travel, airlines and its distribution partners, including travel agents, are discussing refund and voucher policies for airline-cancelled flights. These discussions are aimed at supporting both passengers who had ...

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ASATA & SATSA Denounces Unabridged Birth Certificate Regs

UPDATE: JOHANNESBURG, 11 November 2019 – International minors travelling to South Africa do not require Unabridged Birth Certificates or consent letters when travelling with their parents. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: JOHANNESBURG, 25 September 2018 – Both the Association of Southern African Travel Agents ...

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