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Post Pandemic Recovery: A guide to assist destinations and the travel industry

ABTA’s publication ‘Post Pandemic Recovery: A guide to assist destinations and the travel industry’ has been produced to support travel providers, suppliers and destination governments to identify areas that should be considered when making modifications to their operations as a result of the global pandemic crisis. Topics include: The customer journey Management responsibility Risk assessment […]

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

**Latest Update** Wednesday, 1 July 2020 10:30 Due to the ongoing situation with the COVID-19 pandemic, we have decided to extend our exam format changes from the June 2020 exam round to the September 2020 exam round. This means that for the September exam round, all exam units will continue to be assignments, and we […]

Coronavirus & implications for tourism sector: Chinese Consul-General briefing; National Registrar of Tourist Guides on compliance with legislation & other programmes

Meeting Summary The Committee met jointly with the Portfolio Committee on Health to get a briefing from the Consul- General of the People’s Republic of China on the impact of the Coronavirus and its implications on the tourism sector. The Consul-General provided lawmakers with a snapshot of the timelines from when the virus first surfaced […]

Skills training vs higher education: what’s the best option for learners?

There’s been some discussion online and in the media about the future of education and which pathway best fits the growing needs of the 21st-century workplace (some have even suggested that skills training should replace higher education). This week, we look at both skills training/higher education and discuss what’s the best option for learners. Skills training […]


Amazing news for our ITH students!  Growth Institute has an opportunity for ITH registered students to join their Accelerator™ Program. The Accelerator™ Program is rapidly growing.  This is an amazing opportunity for any student who meets the following requirements Must be between 18 and 25 years old Must have passed at least a level 3 […]

4IR future of South African tourism?

Little is known about where the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) will take the tourism industry globally, or indeed what the full impact of 4IR will be. Tourism was one of the first sectors to digitalise business processes on a global scale, according to research from the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). The tourism industry […]