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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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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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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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Cover Story – November 2014

This edition of Tourism Tattler is dedicated to the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA). The TGCSA was established in the year 2000, and operates as a business unit of South African Tourism. Over the past 14 years, the ...

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