New visa / entry regulations
There has been much in the news recently regarding the new regulations for entry into South Africa. Thebe Reed is monitoring all the info as closely as possible, but in order to ensure that you are kept informed we recommend you visit www.southafrica.info on a regular basis in order to stay abreast of all the changes.
Reference: www.who.int Passengers are urged not to panic, and merely to enquire with reliable sources before confirming their travel plans. There are 47 countries in continental Africa and currently the WHO are reporting only 4 that have been affected. Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Nigeria. At present, no cases have been confirmed anywhere else in the world outside these 4 countries. http://www.who.int/mediacentre/news/notes/2014/ebola-travel/en/
Reference: www.iata.org . At the IATA Aviation Day Africa, held in Johannesburg on Monday, 18 August the vice-president for Africa Mr Raphael Kuuchi said that they fully support the call to uphold the connectivity in Africa. http://www.iata.org/pressroom/pr/Pages/2014-08-18-01.aspx
Thank you for visiting WTM Africa 2014
The inaugural World Travel Market (WTM) Africa concluded on, 3 May, at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC), delivering an impressive economic impact on the continent’s tourism sector, with 500 qualified buyers attending with 5 386 pre-scheduled appointments between qualified buyers and exhibitors reported (subject to an independent ABC Audit).
Over the two days of the event, some 4 500 travel and tourism professionals leveraged real business opportunities and engaged in valuable business conversations, met new contacts, exchanged ideas, shared best practice and learned and networked in a fresh new environment.
Save the dates now for 2015:
15 - 17 April 2015, Cape Town International Convention Centre.