MEMBERSHIP

MEMBERSHIP

Membership Benefits

FEDHASA is the national trade association for hotels, guesthouses, restaurants and caterers and has been representing the industry since 1949. Our primary role is to lobby Government in South Africa, representing the views of the industry. The Association exists to ensure that the views of the South African hospitality industry are represented in a forceful, coherent and co-ordinated way to Government, and policy makers in South Africa, in order that its members’ businesses can flourish.

 

Membership Segments:
• Hotels
• Small Accommodation – Guesthouses/Bed and Breakfast
• Restaurants and Catering
• Trusted Partners – Suppliers and Service providers to the industry
• Young Professionals – Students/Trainees and entrants into the industry

Registration

FEDHASA uniquely holds two Registrations that sets it apart from other industry Associations – i.e. Industry Trade Association operating as a Section 21 Company (not for gain) AND Employers’ Body, giving you as the employer access to representation at CCMA should the need arise.

Tangible Benefits

  • 25% discount on SABC TV Licenses
  • 2% credit & 1% debit card transactional fees from ABSA
  • Thacsa (Tourism, Hospitality & Catering Pension Fund)
  • Up to 15% on SAA flights
  • Checkers Corporate Benefit Card & Discounts
  • Ultra Liquors Preferential rates (Cape region only)
  • Dining-Out – free set-up costs
  • Sleeping-Out – free member listings
  • Ultra Liquors Preferential rates (Cape region only)
  • Hirsch’s (East Coast region only)
  • Health Care for All (East Coast region only)

Support

When you belong to FEDHASA we support you with the following:

  • Industry-related, Specialised Advice & Helplines such as:
  • Legislative Consultant Advise and Helpline
  • Labour / HR advise via specialist consultants and partners.
  • The right to representation at the CCMA.
  • Liquor License Advice and Assistance
  • Specialised Training Courses through member suppliers
  • Star Grading Help and Assistance

Regular Communiques on important industry matters i.e.:

  • Monthly – Chairman’s Report
  • Monthly – Spotlight on Suppliers
  • Monthly – Legislative update
  • Monthly – Benefit Update
  • Alerts and Event Invitations

 Events such as: 

  • Legislative Updates and Feedback Sessions
  • Regular workshops
  • Golf Days
  • Quarterly lunches
  • Segment Related Forums – HR, Safety and Security etc.
  • Networking Opportunities – Breakfasts, Lunches, Cocktails etc.
  • Joint Association Member Events (JAMMS)
  • From our Trusted Partners: Preferred Rate and Business-to-Business Opportunities
  • Use of ‘Member of FEDHASA’ logo on all your stationery and website
  • Regular updates on Social Media
  • Members advertising in weekly newsletters (East Coast only)

FEDHASA representation

FEDHASA has a Voice within the following Associations/Organisations:

  • Imvelo Responsible Tourism Awards (custodian)
  • Tourism BEE Charter Council
  • National  Department of Tourism (NDT)
  • Western Cape Destination Marketing Investment and Trade Promotion Agency (Wesgro)
  • Northern Cape Tourism
  • South African Tourism (SAT)
  • Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA)
  • Tourism Business Council of South Africa (TBCSA)
  • Tourism Marketing South Africa (TOMSA)
  • Culture, Arts, Tourism Hospitality and Sport (CATHSSETA)

Industry Related Links

Tourism

Associations

Industry Partners