2013 Judges

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Thembi Kunene

Thembi Kunene, obtained her BA Communications degree from Fort Hare University in 1988. Her postgraduate studies include a Management Development Program (University of Pretoria). Executive and Business experience include: Banking, Advertising, Public Relations, Airport Management as well as Freight & Logistics In August 2007, Thembi joined the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) as its new CEO with her main responsibility being to ensure quality graded tourism accommodation in South Africa. During 2009, the TGCSA was fully integrated into South African Tourism, resulting in Thembi being appointed on the SAT Exco, the highest decision-making body over 17 Business Units reporting to the SAT, CEO – which meant a title change to Chief Quality Assurance Officer, a position she currently still holds.