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OR Tambo’s clean bill of health!

The Airports Council International (ACI) has awarded OR Tambo International airport with an airport health accreditation. Their Airport Health Accreditation (AHA) was developed to ensure airports align their health, safety and hygiene practices with that of the ACI Aviation Business Restart and Recovery guidelines along with guidelines and recommendations from the International Civil Aviation Organization. […]

Chicken or beef – but on a luxury level!

What would you like? Ham Hock and Smoked Cheddar Sandwich? Spicy Cauliflower Tortilla? Chicken and Bacon Brioche? A Steak and Ale Pie or perhaps a Brie Ploughman’s Sandwich? Michelin two-star chef, Tom Kerridge, who also features on a variety of UK cooking shows, has partnered with British Airways to create this signature gourmet light-meal menu […]

THREE BLIND ‘MICE’ – CHANGES POST COVID-19

It is difficult to gauge when, where and how life will return to ‘normal’ after the Covid-19 pandemic. Many are hopeful that the waves of Covid-19 will subside once the vaccine arrives in SA, and that life (and business) could return to some form of normality. But what will the post-Covid-19 new-normal look like? And […]

Penny-wise but pound-foolish? A look at South African Airports

In Europe, smaller airports are held accountable for increasing tourism to their specific regions – this means they offer more affordable options to low-cost carriers.  This makes it more affordable for clients to fly to these smaller airports. The success of this structure is evident in the increase of tourism to these areas and the […]

LIGHTS, CAMERA…ACTION!

Did you know, we have a specific department that serves the film industry in South Africa? We found that understanding and specialising in the unique, fast-paced nature of the film industry’s travel management needs is imperative to serving these clients, ensuring the success of their overall productions. Our in-house film industry expert, Carol Riedt, recently […]

YOUR VERY OWN APARTMENT IN SANDTON – A CORPORATE TRAVELLER’S DREAM

The new BlackBrick hotel, situated in the mixed-use residential building on Fredman Drive in Sandton has a new apartment style offering for short visits or long-term stays. The jet-black building, once the home of Titan beer and SAB InBev, launched their offering of 75 apartment style guest rooms in November 2020, welcoming guests to short […]

PREVENT A PARKING TICKET PANIC! OR TAMBO’S PARKING PROTOCOLS AND PROCEDURES

Recent travellers have been caught off-guard and returned to OR Tambo airport after their travels to find that they have racked up unexpectedly high-priced parking tickets – some as much as R2 000 for one night! The OR Tambo International Airport management team has changed the airport’s parking set-up to accommodate additional parking products, as […]

SEYCHELLES IS OPEN FOR BUSINESS

Seychellois authorities have approved travellers from South Africa, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Niger, Burundi, Ghana, Rwanda, Botswana, Cote D’Ivoire and Kenya to enter the country for business or leisure trips. The Seychelles is currently a safer, lower-risk country to visit for business development and corporate travels, as they have had an exceptionally low number of COVID-19 cases with […]

AIRLINK RECONNECTS JOHANNESBURG AND WINDHOEK

The Namibian government relaxed the country’s travel restrictions and regulations as of 22 October 2020. To read more about safety protocols and regulations in Namibia, please click HERE. Airlink has since launched a daily direct air service reconnecting Johannesburg with Windhoek, as well as reactivating routes between Cape Town and Windhoek, and Johannesburg and Walvis Bay. […]

GIDON NOVICK’S READY FOR LIFT-OFF

Lift, South Africa’s new, start-up low-cost domestic airline is ready for lift-off. The newly founded airline will be launching their Cape Town – Johannesburg flights by December 2020 at the start of the South African summer holiday season. Lift adds an additional, affordable alternative option for corporate travellers that frequent this route, and soon, will […]

WE ARE ON STAND-BY, TO STAND BY YOU

Navigating the travel landscape is even more challenging now than before.   We can guide you, and in the case of any complications out of your control, help you get un-stuck. Our travel experts are here to support you, as you navigate your return to travel.  Our years of experience, empathy and unwavering support of corporate […]

CONFUSED ABOUT COMING HOME? DON’T BE

If it feels like the recent information on travel restrictions is about as clear as mud, fear not! We‘ve simplified it for you. The first thing to know is that ANY South African citizen or permanent resident, currently residing (or stuck) in any part of the world will be allowed access back to South Africa, as long as they […]

CORPORATE TRAVEL COMES CLEAN

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT HOW TRAVEL SUPPLIERS ARE KEEPING YOU SAFE FOR A CLEAN GETAWAY. Here are some of the ways in which travel suppliers, in general, have revised their protocols during the Covid-19 epidemic.  If you are interested in how any specific supplier is managing their protocols, please let us know and […]

YOUR TRAVEL ‘GO-BAG’ ESSENTIALS

An essentials list for your travel ‘go-bag’! Travel has changed – and so should your travel ‘go-bag’. It is always important to be prepared, and with these simple yet important items in your hand luggage or on your person, you will be ready to travel safely. Extra masks: Have a few disposable masks with you […]

An insight into local business travel

Club Travel Corporate CEO, Kananelo Makhetha, recently travelled between Johannesburg and Cape Town for business purposes and shares his first-hand experience with us. The flight: I had booked to travel on Airlink and used the email confirmation of my flight to check-in online.  Knowing that there would be additional safety protocols in place, I arrived […]

Level 1 is here – We believe you can fly!

As announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa on 16 September 2020, the Covid-19 lockdown regulations will be lowered to Level 1 as of midnight on the 20th of September 2020. The lowering of levels to level 1 brings about the following changes in terms of travel: NEW POLICY SPECIFICS: The State of Disaster stays in place […]

Change is coming

Our Corporate Director, Kananelo Makhetha, talks about the various parts of travel that’ll be affected by the current COVID-19 pandemic, once travel returns to the “new normal”.

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When travelling, you’re always at risk of losing a valuable item. We focus on what to do when your phone gets lost or stolen. Just because you’re not planning to lose your phone doesn’t mean you should not be prepared. We’ll guide you through some necessary steps before the worst happens.

GEARING UP TO RENT A CAR?

A travel management company (TMC) will give important advice such as which vehicle is best suited to your driving experience and skill, driving legislation and rules of the road per destination, as well as personal and company vehicle insurance.

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PROTECT YOUR VALUABLES AND YOURSELF IN-FLIGHT

Many people believe these incidents are rare. Or are they? They are only made public when an arrest happens. So there is no real way to determine how often they occur? Better be safe than sorry …

WHEN YOUR LOAD IS HEAVY, TRAVEL LIGHT

Advice on flying with luggage.

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