Member News

01 April 2020

ATTA® Presentation - Creating Exceptional Client Experiences - How Vamoos works

ATTA®

Showing you how quick and simple it is to create stunning itineraries on Vamoos. You'll see our intuitive back end, and how the changes on there are reflected in the app you give your clients.

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01 April 2020

Update from La Petite Ferme

La Petite Ferme

Following President Ramaphosa's announcement that South Africa will commence a national lockdown on Thursday, 26 March 2020 at 23:59, for twenty-one days, we stand in solidarity of this decision. La Petite Ferme will temporarily cease all operations until the end of May 2020. We continue to monitor this rapidly evolving situation as it unfolds, and we will recommence operations once it makes sense to do so. We plan to keep you informed at all times.

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01 April 2020

UK Flight Schedule Amendments for Ethiopian

Ethiopian Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines, has today announced the following temporary schedule adjustment to their UK flight operation.

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01 April 2020

Breathe - Namibia is waiting.

Ultimate Safaris Namibia

The Namibian Tourism Board, together with Venture Media, produced this video to remind us all during these grim times that there is light.  A reminder that tourism needs you, that you should not cancel, just postpone and as the oldest desert in the world, Namibia is patiently waiting for you.  https://vimeo.com/401640076

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01 April 2020

ATTA® Presentation - Extraordinary - A collection of Luxury Lodges and Hotels in Southern Africa

ATTA®

Extraordinary was established in 2009 . Our domestic, regional and International footprint ensures excellent penetration into a myriad of market segments to which we promote our collection. The company has sales offices in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban South

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31 March 2020

ATTA® Presentation - Virgin Limited Edition’s Africa Portfolio

ATTA®

In this webinar, Genevieve will be exploring Sir Richard Branson’s Private retreats throughout South Africa and Kenya featuring Ulusaba Private Game Reserve, Mont Rochelle Hotel and Vineyard, and Mahali Mzuri Kenyan Safari Camp.  Sit back and let the wildlife come to you at Ulusaba and Mahali Mzuri or take part in the action at Mont Rochelle by picking and stomping grapes during our harvest.

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31 March 2020

Green Safaris: Love and Empowerment in the Time of Coronavirus

Tongabezi Lodge

Did you know that an elephant’s gestation period is 22 months? This means that a baby elephant sits inside its mother’s womb for almost two years, curled up in the dark, doing nothing at all, just waiting to be born. It’s only been just over three weeks since the coronavirus was officially labelled a pandemic. Responsible travellers around the world are delaying their dream holidays and staying at home.

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31 March 2020

ATTA® Presentation - Sharing the Story of Zuri Zanzibar

ATTA®

Opened in 2018, Zuri Zanzibar is a 5-star lifestyle resort located in a prime position in Kendwa on the north-west coast of Zanzibar. It boasts a 300-metre long pristine beach that is unaffected by tidal movements and is ideal for swimming all day long and viewing the daily breath-taking sunsets.

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30 March 2020

New ATTA® members this month – March 2020

ATTA®

Kusini Safaris - UK Based Travel Specialist- United Kingdom Journey's Intent - North American Based Travel Specialist - United States Wildlife Experiences - European Based Travel Specialist - Italy Primate Expeditions - African Based Travel Specialist - Uganda

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30 March 2020

Keep the Dream Alive - personal message from Dereck Joubert

Great Plains Conservation

At Great Plains Conservation we love to surprise you. In a good way! A bush dinner, a hand made gift, small things to make your safari a momentous experience. I will personally be taking on that responsibility now. Stand by.Just because borders are closed, and airports have become like hot zones, preventing you from experiencing a Great Plains Conservation safari for real… it does not mean you have to shut down your senses and not experience our wildernesses at all.  I will be sendi…

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30 March 2020

ATTA® Presentation - Beyond Kilimanjaro: 3 Superlative treks on African giants in 2021

ATTA®

Kilimanjaro has always gripped the minds of travellers for literally thousands of years. In recent times however, it has become extremely popular as a trek and yet it is but 1 of many peaks and highlands in the immediate region. This presentation is an eye opener to the other great options for adventurers and how you can explore them.

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27 March 2020

Covid-19- A Message from One&Only Cape Town

One&Only Cape Town

At One&Only, our absolute priority is the health, safety and well-being of our guests and colleagues.  Based on the travel advisory issued by the Government of South Africa on 23 March 2020, the South African borders have been closed, as well as all non-essential businesses.  Therefore, we have closed One&Only Cape Town.  We respect and observe all directives by governmental authorities.

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27 March 2020

JABULANI continues to CARE FOR ELEPHANTS during LOCKDOWN in South Africa

Jabulani

On Monday, 23 March, the South African Presidency announced the decision to put South Africa in full lockdown, in response to the compounding risk of the Covid-19 Global Pandemic. As of midnight, Thursday 26 March, Jabulani will remain closed until we reopen on 17 April 2020.

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27 March 2020

Wilderness Safaris Continues to Support Hwange’s Anti-Poaching Unit

Wilderness Safaris

Wilderness Safaris’ Sustainability Fund has allocated urgent funds necessary to ensure that Hwange’s Scorpion Anti-Poaching Unit can continue to operate for the next eight months, despite the current global tourism challenges. The funds will ensure that the Zimbabwean-based team maintains their crucial year-round presence within the park, which is vital in the fight against poaching.

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26 March 2020

ATTA® presentation - Sudan, the Land of the Black Pharahos by I.T.C. Sudan

ATTA®

I.T.C. Sudan is the leading tour operator based in Khartoum, we offer great itineraries, we own exclusive accommodations: the Nubian Rest House in Karima, the Meroe Camp and the New Experiential preset camp in Tombos. We are specialized in cultural, archaeological, adventure, business and luxury tours.

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26 March 2020

Ethiopian Airlines Africa Route Update - 26 March 2020

Ethiopian Airlines

As of 26 March Ethiopian Airlines is still serving the following African destinations

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26 March 2020

Financial Wellbeing and Planning - Coronavirus - Where to begin

Claire Cooper HR

We appreciate that many will be concerned about the impact of Coronavirus on your financial stability and therefore as ATTA's HR Advisors we have put together Financial Wellbeing & Planning guide to support you in planning ahead for the coming months. This guide has been written from a UK Perspective with UK contact details and information.

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25 March 2020

Agents Notice 005-24th March 2020 Kenya Airways Suspends All International Flights

Kenya Airways

Dear Travel Partner Government of Kenya has issued a directive that requires all incoming and outgoing international passenger traffic to and from Kenya to cease from midnight on 25th March 2020. To comply with this directive, Kenya Airways have therefore temporarily suspended all international services effective midnight 25th March 2020 until 6th April 2020.

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25 March 2020

Airlink To Suspend All Operations Between Midnight 26 March And 20 April 2020

Airlink

25 March 2020, Johannesburg – Airlink, the South African-based domestic and regional airline, is suspending all operations after midnight this Thursday, 26 March 2020 in support of South Africa’s lock-down to slow and contain the spread of the COVID-19 “Coronavirus”.

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24 March 2020

Saxon Hotel, Villa and Spa | Covid-19

Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa

Dear Guest, At the Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa the wellbeing, health, and safety of our guests and colleagues have always been a top priority of our team. In order to ensure our environment is safe for all, we feel that the best course of action we could take to limit the spread of the Coronavirus would be to temporarily close the hotel until the 30th April 2020.

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