Thekiso Rakolojane is the Marketing and Communications Manager of the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA), a business unit of South African Tourism. He is responsible for marketing the Star Grading System; South Africa’s only official quality assurance system for tourism products. Prior to joining the TGCSA, he was the Media Relations Manager at Standard Bank where he was responsible for profiling the bank’s initiatives within its Personal and Business Banking business units. He was extensively involved with the Standard Bank Annual SMME Survey, a partnership project between Standard Bank South Africa and World Wide Worx, an industry leader in SMME research. Thekiso is a Public relations graduate from the University of Johannesburg, as well as holds a Strategic Marketing Programme (SMP) from the Gordon Business Institute (GIBS). He is currently enrolled with UNISA for a BCom in Marketing degree.