GHASA is here to help and protect you in any way we can. As a GHASA member, you're part of a group of like-minded professional establishment owners. We offer you great member BENEFITS, ASSISTANCE, NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES and CREDIBILITY.
It is not possible to market individual establishments. However, we do market our organization in various ways. Just a few examples include the website, strategically placed advertisements and representation at tourism shows.
Unfortunately not. However, we promise to try our best to put heads in your beds. Our wide range of benefits offers you substantial savings on various products, so we'd like you to think of our bookings as "bonus".
We specialize in professional, commercial establishments. All members are vetted to ensure adherence to our quality requirements. GHASA is a private company and because we used to be a Section 21 (not for profit) association, we still have an excellent working relationship with all associations in the tourism sector.
No. You can use our site, although we strongly advise that you establish your own site. BUT you do need an e-mail address in order for us to communicate quickly and effectively with you.
Yes. We're here to help and advise you in any way we can. However, if you're not yet up and running or are still considering the viability of opening your own guest house, please speak to us for more advice. Should you require us to visit your property for advice prior to joining GHASA, we reserve the right to charge a minimum call-out fee of R500 per hour or part thereof, of which half may be refunded if you decide to join us as a member.
Before you purchase or build your new establishment or even renovate an existing building, you need to: