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TGCSA Kicks Off 2019 Road Shows

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Johannesburg, 19 February 2019 – The Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) team kicked off their countrywide provincial roadshows in Cape Town today. The aim of the roadshows is to outline the new grading criteria to all establishment owners and ...

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Mobile app to drive travellers to star graded accommodation

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JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 21 December 2018 – The Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) has partnered with Waze, the world’s largest community-based traffic and navigation app, to alert and guide travellers to all TGCSA graded establishments in the area, ...

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Welcome Campaign to Improve Border Post Relations

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MUSINA, Limpopo, Beit Bridge Border Post, 13 December 2018 – South African Tourism (SA Tourism) will be rolling out its Welcome campaign during the busy festive season period to foster better engagement between South Africas’ border post officers and visitors passing ...

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Roadshow To Address Northern Cape Tourism Issues

FEDHASA Cape in partnership with the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) and Tourism Marketing South Africa (TOMSA) will team up to host a Tourism Industry Partnership Roadshow in a bid to address key issues affecting the hospitality and ...

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TGCSA Welcomes 64 new Members

More South African establishments are opening their doors to Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) assessors in their commitment to offer visitors exceptional quality products. As the country’s only recognised and globally benchmarked grading system of quality assurance for ...

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Unpacking Star Grading

What exactly does the term “star graded” mean and what is the significance of such a rating for hoteliers and their guests? By Richard Bray. In a nutshell, the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) has a set grading ...

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The Value of Accredited Grading Assessors

What exactly does an Accredited Grading Assessor do, and why are their jobs so important? By Refiloe Mothibe. Main image credit: Long Lee Manor, Shamwari Game Reserve. One of the things that makes travel so exciting is its wild unpredictability. ...

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New TGCSA Awards Committee

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The South African Tourism Board has announced the appointment of new Awards Committee members, of the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA). The committee is responsible for overseeing the implementation and management of the TGCSA’S grading system, South Africa’s ...

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Reinstatement of Annual Star Grading System

The Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA), a unit of South African Tourism, today announced a decision to revert to the Annual Star Grading System. This follows extensive consultation with various industry stakeholders on the revision of the 3-Year ...

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Tribute to Ms Anitha Soni

Tourism KwaZulu-Natal joins South Africa in mourning of the untimely passing away of Ms Anitha Soni, the former Board Chairperson. Ms Soni played an instrumental role in transforming and setting up key tourism institutions and agencies since 1994, which included ...

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TGCSA’s Chief Quality Assurance Officer Resigns

Ms Thembi Kunene, Chief Quality Assurance Officer at the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA), a unit of South African Tourism, has tendered her resignation effective from 31 March 2015. Mr Thulani Nzima, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of SA ...

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