Plettenberg Bay and COVID-19 

Information for the Plett tourism industry on the COVID-19 Corona Virus pandemic
Published: March 19th, 2020

Plettenberg Bay and COVID-19

More than ever, it is important to remain calm and not give credence to fake news, unverified information or social media stories that may lead to unnecessary panic. Be sure that your staff and any guests know where to find accurate information.

We have compiled a list of credible resources for you to stay up-to-date with the latest news and necessary documentation relating to the tourism industry and the Corona virus outbreak. A list of known fake news can also be found below.

If you find any of this information is unverified, incorrect or needs to be updated, please send your credible and reliable information to projects@pletttourism.com. However, please do not send unnecessary and/or unfounded rumours or fake news. We are working around the clock to bring you factual information.

Wishing you all a safe and healthy journey through this difficult time.


PLETT TOURISM OFFICIAL MEDIA RELEASES


HOSPITALISATION


CORONA VIRUS NEWS


FAKE NEWS

A list of known fake news circulating on Social Media has been published here. If you have received a message via social media and you are unsure whether it may be factual or a hoax, click here to check before you forward it to others. If you do not find the message listed on the above website and you are still unsure, don’t forward it.

FAKE NEWS CURRENTLY CIRCULATING

Remember: Fake news about Corona virus is punishable with a fine or a prison sentence.


SURVEYS


FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS


TRANSPORT


OTHER USEFUL INFORMATION


DOCUMENTS, FORMS, PERMITS


COVID-19 OFFICIAL INFORMATION HOTLINES

  • TOURIST ASSIST PROGRAMME HELP LINE: 082 972 2507
  • GENERAL PUBLIC HOTLINE: 080 002 9999
  • WESTERN CAPE TOURISM HOTLINE: 021 928 4102
  • SA WHATSAPP GROUP RE CORONA VIRUS UPDATES: To sign-up, WhatsApp the word ‘Hi’ to 060 012 3456

HIGH RISK COUNTRIES: Italy, Iran, South Korea, Spain, Germany, France, Switzerland, the USA, the UK and China


CONTACT DETAILS FOR INFORMATION FOR FOREIGN TRAVELERS IN SA

Click here for a full list of embassies located in South Africa


BUSINESSES & SMMEs INFORMATION


REGULATIONS

New government regulations are in place to curb the spread of Corona virus COVID-19. Please make yourself familiar with them.

CLICK HERE TO ENLARGE


PRECAUTIONS

Plett Tourism has prepared a handy info-graphic which you can download and print (PDF) and display in your establishment to help guests minimize the possibility of spreading or contracting the virus.

Info-graphic COVID-19 precautions from Plett Tourism

TOOLKIT

To assist you in getting the word out to your employees, customers and family, please print and display the following media in and around your premises where applicable:

COVID-19 Media Toolkit


HOTLINE


AUDIO/PODCASTS/WEBINARS

SATSA national webinar focussed on COVID-19

Voice message for restaurant owners from Wendy Alberts of RASA

 

bitou municipality

The information and action responses is jointly coordinated by Bitou Municipality Economic Development Section and Plett Tourism in the interest of mitigating the risk of COVID-19 and maintaining a positive response to the Bitou economy.