Improving member communication – help us with your suggestions

We know that you have many demands for your attention, not least our weekly FEDHASA newsletter aimed at providing you with news, insights and helpful information to run your business. To that end, we want to make sure that your weekly FEDHASA newsletter is one that serves your needs and would ask you to take […]

FEDHASA to investigate impact of Property Practitioners Act

FEDHASA is investigating the implications on and sphere of influence over the hospitality sector of the recently introduced Property Practitioners Act. In addition to consulting with our legislative advisor, Peter Cumberlege, we have engaged with the Property Sector Charter Council and will also be meeting the Property Practitioners Regulatory Authority, hopefully, next week, after which we’ll […]

Tourism Budget 2022/2023: Recovery focused on inclusivity and transformation

The Department of Tourism on 19 May presented the 2022/2023 Budget Vote in an address to the media. During the address, the department said that its enterprise development programme is a key strategic intervention to provide developmental support to tourism enterprises and develop a pipeline of emerging operators in the sector.  A key component that will […]

Good News Fridays

Delta Air Lines has announced that it will take its Johannesburg frequency from three to six flights a week, with effect from May 25. Click here for more information. Acsa CIO and Chairperson of the Public Sector ICT Forum, Mthoko Mncwabe, was reported in ITWeb saying that Acsa would invest R100m in biometrics related to air travel, hoping […]

Africa’s travel, tourism sector expected to create 14 million new jobs by 2032

The World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) latest Economic Impact Report (EIR) reveals the African Travel & Tourism sector is expected to create almost 14 million new jobs over the next decade. The positive forecast from WTTC, which shows an average of 1.4 million new jobs every year, also reveals the sector will lead the […]

Navigating the new Code of Good Practice on the Prevention and Elimination of Harassment in the Workplace

Nadia Froneman, partner at Eversheds Sutherland unpacks and explains The Code provides guidelines on: i) preventing and eliminating harassment in the workplace; and ii) human resources policies, procedures and practices related to harassment and procedures to deal with harassment and prevent its reoccurrence. In doing so, it outlines (amongst other things) who the perpetrators and victims […]

Survey: Percentage of rates to income

FEDHASA recently called for the hospitality industry to receive a reduction in municipal rates to give the sector a chance to recover.  In an effort to strengthen FEDHASA’s lobbying effort, we would appreciate it, if you could provide us with your percentage of rates to gross income as it pertains to your business. Please complete the following survey here. Please […]

Good news Fridays

The European Union has dropped the mask mandate for flights and airports. From Monday, it will no longer be required for passengers to wear face masks in transit, EU’s Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) said in a Wednesday statement.   Five of the eleven elephants that strayed into South Africa from Mozambique have been captured and relocated, said […]

FEDHASA’s media coverage in April

FEDHASA’s media coverage in April – with the objective of trying to create additional pressure for the necessary changes we need for our industry to survive and thrive. Click below to view the full report for April: