Volker Heiden is the new VP of Protea Hotels by Marriott

Volker Heiden has been named the new VP of Protea Hotels by Marriott, Marriott International, Middle East and Africa. 16 May 2017

Tiaan Schultz named new Emperors Palace food and beverage manager

Tiaan Schultz has been appointed as Emperors Palace's new food and beverage manager. 15 May 2017

Henrico Grobbelaar to head Cape Town Marriott Hotel Crystal Towers' kitchen

Henrico Grobbelaar has been appointed as the Cape Town Marriott Hotel Crystal Towers' new executive chef. 10 May 2017

Uzair Desai named new Corporate Traveller GM

Flight Centre Travel Group has named Uzair ‘Oz' Desai as the new GM of Corporate Traveller. Desai began his career as a retail travel consultant in 2010 with the Flight Centre Travel Group and was later promoted to area leader in 2015, where he led a team of 70 individuals and 15 managers. 10 May 2017

Ethiad shuffles senior staff with four new promotions

Etihad Airways has promoted Ahmed Al Qubaisi, Hareb Al Muhairy, Amina Taher, and Dr. 4 May 2017

Radisson Red names Dale Simpson as curator

Dale Simpson has been named curator for Africa's very first Radisson Red, launching in Cape Town, September 2017. 25 Apr 2017

Two new appointments for Premier Hotels & Resorts

Premier Hotels & Resorts has appointed Deneys Swart as its new group operations manager of resorts and Bruce McKay as its new group food and beverage manager. Swart's career spans 35 years in the hotel industry, with managerial roles at several hotel chains throughout the country, whilst McKay brings 30 years of experience, which include owning and operating a hotel, school as well as a number of restaurants. McKay also holds portfolios and memberships with well-known hospitality associations, like the Academy of Chefs, South African Chefs Association, Federated Hospitality Association of Southern Africa and Chaîne des Rôtisseurs, and is also the VP of 41 Club International and founder of the Let's Hear Foundation. 6 Apr 2017

54 on Bath appoints new team

54 on Bath has appointed several new members to its team, namely Matthew Foxon, D'Arcy Els, Grant van de Riet, Lefa Mosana, and Jason Roos. Foxon has been appointed as executive chef, Els as executive sous chef, Van de Riet as senior sous chef, and Mosana and Roos as sous chefs. 6 Apr 2017

New GM appointed for the Garden Court, Umtata

Garden Court Umtata has appointed Pranesh Sukhdeo as its new GM. 5 Apr 2017

Rajit Sukumaran to lead IHG's development in AMEA region

InterContinental Hotels Group has appointed Rajit Sukumaran as its chief development officer in the Asia, Middle East and Africa region. 31 Mar 2017

Tsogo Sun makes several new appointments

Tsogo Sun have made the following new appointments, effective 1 April: - Wayne Smith, currently at GC South Beach, is appointed as GM HI Sandton - Mark Ross, currently at SS Bloemfontein, is appointed as GM Riverside Sun - Andrew Ngwenya, currently at GC Umtata, is appointed as GM SS OR Tambo - Arisha Stanley, currently at SS Pietermaritzburg, is appointed as GM GC OR Tambo - Leean Murugan, currently at GC BlackRock, is appointed as General Manager SS Pietermaritzburg - Nomfundo Nzama, currently at GC Ulundi, appointed as GM GC South Beach - Thuso Moroe, currently deputy GM at SS Emontweni, is appointed as General Manager Pine Lake Sun - Pranesh Sukhdeo, currently deputy GM uMhlanga Sands Resort, is appointed as GM GC Umtata - Portia Msomi, deputy GM at GC South Beach, is appointed as GM GC Ulundi - Andrew Lee, rooms division manager at SS Elangeni & Maharani, is appointed as GM SS Bloemfontein Earlier this month, Antony Larsen was appointed as the new GM at the Crowne Plaza, Rosebank. 30 Mar 2017

Willie Williams to lead Saxon's sales and marketing

Willie Williams has been appointed as The Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa's new director of sales and marketing. 27 Mar 2017

CASA appoints Qhinaphi Sitsila as GM

The Casino Association of South Africa (CASA) has appointed Qhinaphi Sitsila as its new association general manager. 13 Mar 2017

Two new consultants join Wild Wings Safaris

Mariana van Rensburg and Corlie Liebenberg will be joining Wild Wings Safaris as consultants at its head office in George. 10 Mar 2017

Roberto de Carvalho named CTICC executive chef

Former One & Only Cape Town resort executive chef, Roberto de Carvalho has been named the new executive chef of the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC). 6 Mar 2017

Ernst-Jan ‘EJ' Hiltemann named African Pride Mount Grace Country Hotel & Spa GM

Ernst-Jan ‘EJ' Hiltemann will be replacing Anton Meiring as the GM of the African Pride Mount Grace Country Hotel & Spa. 1 Mar 2017

Lee-Ann Benney is the new Protea Hotel by Marriott Roodepoort GM

Lee-Ann Benney has been appointed as the Protea Hotel by Marriott Roodepoort GM. 27 Feb 2017

Reinher Behrens is the new Franschhoek Wine Valley Tourism Authority CEO

Reinher Behrens has been appointed as the CEO of The Franschhoek Wine Valley Tourism Authority NPC (FWV). 23 Feb 2017

New WFTGA president is from SA

Tourism minister, Derek Hanekom congratulated South African tour guide, Alushca Ritchie who was named the World Federation of Tourist Guides Associations' new president at the 17th biennial convention held in Tehran, Iran. 16 Feb 2017

Nigel Stemmet is Park Inn's new executive chef

Nigel Stemmet has been appointed as the new executive chef at the Park Inn by Radisson Hotel in the Cape Town Foreshore. 16 Feb 2017

Aquila appoints Michaela Soule to support, service Germanic markets

Aquila Private Game Reserve & Spa has expanded its presence in Germany with the appointment of Michaela Soule. 15 Feb 2017

Peter Dlamini appointed CEO of Mankwe Gametrackers

Peter Dlamini has been appointed by the tour group, Tourvest, as CEO for Mankwe Gametrackers – one of its Sun City-based activity businesses. 15 Feb 2017

Lukas Laubscher returns to SA as Twelve Apostles deputy GM

The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa has appointed Lukas Laubscher as its new deputy general manager. 14 Feb 2017

David Grossniklaus to lead Belmond's development in the UAE

Belmond has appointed David Grossniklaus as its senior director of development in the Middle East, Africa and India. 3 Feb 2017

Oliver Granet appointed MD and COO for AccorHotels

Oliver Granet has been appointed as the new MD and COO for the Middle East and Africa by hospitality company, AccorHotels. 3 Feb 2017

Elle Reinink to manage Royal Chundu sales in Europe

Royal Chundu has appointed Elle Reinink to manage sales in Europe. 2 Feb 2017

Brett Hoppé to lead Time Square development

Sun International's flagship property, Time Square, will be steered into completion by Brett Hoppé, the previous general manager of The Boardwalk Casino, Port Elizabeth and Sun City, North West. 31 Jan 2017

Gavin Ferreira to manage De Hoek Country Hotel

De Hoek Country Hotel has appointed Gavin Ferreira as its new general manager. 26 Jan 2017

Sandton Convention Centre appoints Nasrin Hoosen as international sales manager

Nasrin Hoosen has been appointed by the Sandton Convention Centre's sales and marketing team as its new international sales manager. 26 Jan 2017

MSC South Africa appoints Ross Volk as MD

Ross Volk has been appointed as the new MD of MSC South Africa. 24 Jan 2017

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