About the Role
Travelinfo is looking for a reliable person with an understanding of travel, who is able to source and write travel alerts daily. The main function is to source and produce four short travel alerts in the morning and four in the afternoon.
Ability to find relevant content and condense and contextualise it
Ability to follow style
Understanding of what is relevant to travel agents
Ability to self-edit
Attention to detail
Reliable and helpful
Exercise required with submission:
Travelinfo Plus is a global destination guide that warns and informs travel agents about news (positive or negative) that will impact their clients. With this in mind, scan the various news sources and select three stories that you think will be of interest to travel agents and their clients. Please edit these stories to be short travel alerts. The alerts must include a headline and be no longer than 150 words. Remember to credit and attach the original.
An example of a travel alert:
Airlines cancel Israel flights
Updated 14 May 2021 @ 14:31
Several major airlines have cancelled flights to Tel Aviv due to the ongoing crisis in Israel, TTG reports.
British Airways and Virgin Atlantic were among the European airlines to cancel services on May 13.
Lufthansa and Iberia have also cancelled flights to Tel Aviv, while Israeli airline El Al has said it may operate additional flights to make up for the cancellations from other carriers.
El Al said incoming flights to Israel would land at Ramon airport rather than Ben Gurion.
About the Company
Now Media (Pty) Ltd, the largest travel trade publisher in Africa, has been committed to promoting travel and trade in the Southern African region since 1953. Based in Illovo, Johannesburg, Now Media prides itself on being an innovator of cutting-edge promotional products for the freight, travel and tourism industries.