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ASATA responds to recent travel fraud cases

CAPE TOWN, 24 January 2024 – The Association of Southern African Travel Agents (ASATA) would like to reassure travellers that fraud cases in the...

ASATA WELCOMES LEADING ONLINE TRAVEL AGENCY TRAVELSTART AS NEWEST MEMBER

CAPE TOWN, 17 JANUARY 2024 – The Association of Southern African Travel Agents (ASATA), now representing 99% of Southern Africa's travel sector, welcomes leading...

ASATA welcomes leading travel brand Pentravel as a new member

CAPE TOWN, 15 JANUARY 2024 – The Association of Southern African Travel Agents (ASATA) is pleased to welcome major travel retailer Pentravel as its...

ASATA unveils how to spot and avoid travel scams

JOHANNESBURG - In recent weeks, the travel industry has unexpectedly found itself in the spotlight, and not always for the right reasons. Unfortunately, fraud...

PRIORITY ESCAPES SITUATION EMPHASISES THE NEED FOR TRUSTED TRAVEL PARTNERSHIPS

JOHANNESBURG, 14 AUGUST 2023 - The recent news regarding Priority Escapes has drawn attention to the importance of selecting reliable travel agencies. In the...

ASATA launches updated 21st Century Travel Agent Study

ASATA has released the second edition of its21st Century Travel Agent Study, which highlights the current state of the leisure and corporate travel sector....

ASATA calls for the Mauritian Government to lift its travel ban...

ASATA has called on the Mauritian Government to lift its travel ban against South Africans with immediate effect so that the travel industries in...

ASATA urges countries worldwide to follow the UK’s lead

ASATA is urging countries around the world to follow the UK’s lead and scrap draconian travel restrictions on South Africa.   The UK announced on 14 December that it would scrap...

Global Travel Agency Associations Agree – Closing Borders is Not the Answer 

The American Society of Travel Advisors (ASTA), Association of South African Travel Agencies (ASATA), Association of Canadian Travel Agencies (ACTA), Caribbean Hotel and Tourism...

GROUNDHOG DAY FOR SOUTH AFRICA’S TRAVEL INDUSTRY

The fact that the UK government has once again red-listed South Africa following the discovery of a new COVID variant is a setback of...