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MEMBER DISCOUNTS 10% Discount It’s with great pleasure that we present all GHASA members with the Game 10% discount. GHASA has established a working relationship with Game that will save you money when shopping in any Game store in South Africa. From 01 September...

Mobipaid – Your One Stop shop for Processing Payment Online

Cut costs! Guesthouses can save money by returning their card machines. They can now take card payments securely using QR codes and payment links. Use our Virtual Terminal to redeem payments from bookings that come via Online Travel Agents like Bookings.com and...

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Calculating a Business Interruption Claim

Recent court rulings in favour of companies calling up the Business Interruption clause of their insurance policy have set a welcome precedent for potential financial relief for those businesses that have been adversely affected by the pandemic. It’s a given that each...

Facebook launches first Jozi city guide created by local communities

08 December 2020 - Today, the City of Gold gets its chance to shine as Facebook launches its JoziPlug Community City Guide, the first city on the continent where Facebook is launching the global initiative. The Johannesburg edition of the initiative has been compiled...

What’s in store for South Africa’s travel sector this December?

As the skies reopen and borders become more relaxed over the end-of-year holiday period, many of us hope that foreign travellers will inject some much-needed cash into our tourism sector. And while any travel activity is better than none, it’s realistically going to...

FedAir offers SA Residents discount fare to safari landing strips

Federal Airlines has introduced reduced SA Resident fares starting from R2,850 per person (one-way flight from Johannesburg) directly to a number of landing strips within the Sabi Sand, Madikwe, Northern Sabi Sand, Timbavati, Hoedspruit lodges and Garonga. This...

SARS red tape jeopardises recovery of COVID-19 beleaguered Tourism SMMEs

South Africa’s beleaguered tourism SMMEs face yet another hurdle in their battle for survival as SARS seeks to charge them VAT on fees made for international travel arrangements – something which is VAT-exempt by law. Many tourism businesses are being audited by SARS...

New luxury lodge under construction in Nambiti Game Reserve (KZN)

The South African tourism industry has received a welcome boost from an international group of companies investing an estimated R200m to develop and operate a new luxury lodge in the Nambiti Big 5 Private Game Reserve, outside Ladysmith (KZN). Known as The Homestead,...

Unrelenting entrepreneurial spirit kept my business alive during COVID-19

By Marc Wachsberger, Managing Director of The Capital Hotels and Apartments At a time when many hotels and other hospitality businesses have been facing and dealing with the economic fallout of the COVID-19 epidemic, as The Capital Hotels and Apartments we have...

Jock Safari Lodge re-opens Fitzpatrick’s family camp in the KNP

Kruger National Park. Mpumalanga. South Africa. Located in the heart of the Kruger National Park, private and exclusive Fitzpatrick’s Lodge at Jock Safari Lodge has re-opened with a promotional rate for South African residents. The child-friendly, private camp can...

Table Mountain Cableway nominated for Africa’s World Travel Awards 2020

The Table Mountain Aerial Cableway Company (TMACC) has been nominated in the "leading tourist attraction category" of the 2020 World Travel Awards. Public voting closes on 24 September 2020. Every year, the World Travel Awards celebrates the very best across the...

TBCSA looks to the future of the tourism industry

175 days since the country’s lockdown began, the decision by government to move the country to Alert Level 1 as of 20 September 2020 at midnight, has been welcomed by The Tourism Business Council of South Africa (TBCSA).  President Cyril Ramaphosa announced the...

Shamwari re-opens & welcomes its first guests

Shamwari Private Game Reserve in the Eastern Cape () welcomed its first guests on 16 September after being closed for nearly six months as a result of the global COVID-19 pandemic. It has initially opened just two of its seven lodges, Long Lee Manor and Sarili Private...

Visit Stellenbosch launches initiative to drive swift recovery of local business

Tackling the revival and swift recovery of the tourism sector in times of COVID-19 and beyond with characteristic ingenuity, Stellenbosch is embarking on a range of initiatives aimed at supporting local business, driving demand and inspiring locals to experience and...

South Africa is Travel Ready – there’s demand, and we can operate safely

As the COVID-19 infection rate declines and Government announces a further reopening of the economy, the Tourism sector confirms it is ready to reopen safely and says there’s demand for leisure travel. The announcement this week that South Africa would be instituting...

FEHASA COVID-19 Hospitality Measures

THE Federated Hospitality Association of Southern Africa has put together an in-depth document that covers many areas that may not be applicable to smaller accommodation establishments. However, it’s always advised that owners go through the document and educate...

‘Stick on’ hygiene that kills 99% germs, bacteria and coronaviruses

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, citizens of the world have been forced to become more hygiene conscious. And an innovative new product called PURE ZONE® is now adding an extra layer of protection to surfaces all over South Africa and the world. PURE ZONE® is a...

ICA welcomes regulatory announcement of interim relief payment to tourism & hospitality businesses

Insurance Claims Africa (ICA) welcomes the announcement made by the Financial Services Conduct Authority (FSCA) and the Prudential Authority (PA) on 24 July, in which they outline an agreement reached with large insurance companies to provide interim relief to some...
Game – 10% Discount

Game – 10% Discount

MEMBER DISCOUNTS 10% Discount It’s with great pleasure that we present all GHASA members with the Game 10% discount. GHASA has established a working relationship with Game that will save you money when shopping in any Game store in South Africa. From 01 September...

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Calculating a Business Interruption Claim

Recent court rulings in favour of companies calling up the Business Interruption clause of their insurance policy have set a welcome precedent for potential financial relief for those businesses that have been adversely affected by the pandemic. It’s a given that each...

read more
Game – 10% Discount

Game – 10% Discount

MEMBER DISCOUNTS 10% Discount It’s with great pleasure that we present all GHASA members with the Game 10% discount. GHASA has established a working relationship with Game that will save you money when shopping in any Game store in South Africa. From 01 September...

read more

Calculating a Business Interruption Claim

Recent court rulings in favour of companies calling up the Business Interruption clause of their insurance policy have set a welcome precedent for potential financial relief for those businesses that have been adversely affected by the pandemic. It’s a given that each...

read more