The Southern Africa Tourism Services Association (SATSA) held a webinar discussion on 18 March 2020, which provided up-to-date information and advice relating to COVID-19 and the impacts of the subsequent travel bans on the tourism industry.

For those who missed the webinar, or who would like to re-listen to it, you can access the audio recording here.

The webinar covered, among others:

  • An update from National Institute of Communicable Diseases (NICD) Epidemiology Deputy Director, Professor Lucille Blumberg
  • An overview of NEDLAC’s COVID-19 response by Secretary-General of the Black Business Council, Judi Nwokedi
  • Business Insights from Tourvest CEO, Martin Wiest, and the Sales Thought Leadership Forum, represented by Tony Romer-Lee
  • Labour advice from Anthony Solomons from Solomon Holmes, specialist employment law advisors

Although the webinar has been concluded, SATSA is encouraging you to continue submitting your questions via their survey, which you can access here.

They are working through these as quickly as possible and will continue to update their FAQs to answer them to the best of their ability. Click here to download their FAQs now (from 19 March 2020).