Jerod Flaum named First Group's new regional manager

First Group has appointed Jerod Flaum as its regional manager for KwaZulu-Natal. Flaum is to ensure the continued growth of eight properties under his management in his role as regional manager. Flaum has 33 years of experience in the hospitality industry. 7 May 2018

Drive South Africa appoints new business/relationship manager

Drive South Africa has named Kirsten van der Hoven as its new business and relationship manager Van der Hoven joins the company after 20 years' service at Bidvest Car Rental. 4 May 2018

Asata appoints Nivashnee Naidoo

The Association of South African Travel Agents (Asata) has named Nivashnee Naidoo as its professional project and programme manager. Naidoo will be responsible for managing various government projects and implementing the processes and procedures related to the recognition of Asata as a professional body by the South African Qualifications Authority (Saqa) in her new role. Naidoo has 18 years of experience in in the travel, tourism and hospitality industries. 26 Apr 2018

Radisson Blu appoints Arend de Beer

Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront has appointed Arend de Beer as its new director of sales and marketing. 26 Apr 2018

Petousis Family Holdings appoints new board chairperson, non-executive directors

Petousis Family Holdings has included three non-executive directors to its board. 25 Apr 2018

La Colombe promotes James Gaag to executive chef

La Colombe has promoted James Gaag, who is now its executive chef and formerly its head chef. 18 Apr 2018

Debby Laatz joins Capital Hotel School's culinary arts division

Debby Laatz has been appointed as the new executive chef in the culinary arts division of the Capital Hotel School. 13 Apr 2018

Club Med appoints Nathan Stubbs

Nathan Stubbs has teamed up with Club Med's Southern Africa team to head up its sales, transport and customer care team in the region. 11 Apr 2018

Conni Lyners joins Bon Hotel

Bon Hotel Swakopmund has named Conni Lyners as its new general manager. Lyners has worked at various top hotels across the globe and has diplomas in hotel/tourism management and strategic marketing management. 11 Apr 2018

Minor Hotels names new regional director

Minor Hotels has chosen Mark Havercroft as its new regional director for Africa. Havercroft is responsible for several tasks in his new role, such as driving the group's performance and expansion in Africa through acquisitions and partnerships, refurbishing and developing existing properties and management contracts, and continuing the growth of the group's existing properties and the teams that manage them. Havercroft was previously employed at the Legacy Group before joining Minor Hotels. 11 Apr 2018

James Khoza becomes first black SA Chefs president

James Khoza became the first black president of the South African Chefs Association (SA Chefs) following a vote at its annual general meeting that was recently held in Johannesburg. 29 Mar 2018

Vic Falls Safari Club welcomes two new additions

Victoria Falls Safari Club has made two new additions to its staff; Dionne Mutsonziwa has been named Victoria Falls Safari Club manager and Mark Rimmer has been appointed as a consultant chef. 29 Mar 2018

Stephen Mandes to lead the Westin's ON19 restaurant

Stephen Mandes has been appointed as the head chef of the Westin Cape Town's ON19 restaurant. 28 Mar 2018

Tourvest makes appointments in line with BEE tourism charter

In an effort to confirm its commitment to the new Tourism Black Economic Empowerment Charter, Tourvest has appointed Sindi Zilwa as a non-executive director and Roberta Gumede as an alternate director. 28 Mar 2018

WRSA elects Tebogo Mogashoa as new president

Wildlife Ranching South Africa (WRSA) elected Tebogo Mogashoa as its new president. 27 Mar 2018

Kenneth Ngubane is Crowne Plaza Johannesburg's new exec chef

Tsogo Sun has appointed Kenneth Ngubane as the executive chef of the Crowne Plaza Johannesburg - The Rosebank. 23 Mar 2018

Mark Wernich named Taj CT GM

Mark Wernich has been appointed as Taj Cape Town's new general manager. 23 Mar 2018

Westin CT appoints Nicola van Huyssteen as Heavenly Spa manager

Westin Cape Town has appointed Nicola van Huyssteen as the new manager of its Heavenly Spa. 19 Mar 2018

Dale Stevens to lead Faber Restaurant's kitchen

Faber Restaurant on the Avondale Wine Estate has appointed Dale Stevens as its head chef. 19 Mar 2018

Frontier Inn appoints Wimpie Wagner

Frontier Inn has chosen Wimpie Wagner as its new general manager of Frontier Inn and Casino. Wagner will be responsible for the smooth-running of all daily operations on the property, as well as maintaining good relations between Frontier Inn and all stakeholders. 14 Mar 2018

La Motte appoints new executive chef

La Motte Wine Estate has named Eric Bulpitt as its new executive chef of Pierneef à La Motte Restaurant, effective 1 May 2018. Bulpitt will be taking over the reins from Michelle Theron. 14 Mar 2018

FCM Travel Solutions names new team leader

FCM Travel Solutions has selected Samuel Herman as its new team leader for FCM Events. Herman will be responsible for uplifting the profile and brand of FCM Events as well as upskilling the FCM Events team in his new role. The new appointee has more than 14 years of experience and has a qualification in travel management. 6 Mar 2018

Tourvest Destination Management names new GM

Tourvest Destination Management has chosen Monique Bester as its general manager for its incentives, meetings and events (Tourvest IME) business segment in Johannesburg. 5 Mar 2018

Africa Albida Tourism appoints Dustin Kennedy

Africa Albida Tourism has named Dustin Kennedy as general manager of the Victoria Falls Safari Lodge Estate. 22 Feb 2018

Emperors Palace appoints Rekha Sohun

Emperors Palace has named Rekha Sohun as general manager of hospitality. 20 Feb 2018

Royal Palm Hotel appoints new GM

Royal Palm Hotel has appointed Simon Bailey as its new GM. 13 Feb 2018

Adam Beadon to lead Minor Hotels' sales, marketing

Adam Beadon was named Minor Hotels' new regional director of sales and marketing. 8 Feb 2018

Protea Hotels appoints Johan Cronjé

Protea Hotels by Marriott has chosen Johan Cronjé as its regional general manager for the northern region. 6 Feb 2018

GuestRevu appoints non-executive chairman

GuestRevu has named Phil Davidson as its non-executive chairman. Davidson currently holds several positions on the boards of industry technology providers such as BlueRunner Solutions and ClickTravel. 31 Jan 2018

Preshanthan Pillay is Servest Catering's new GM

Servest Catering has appointed Preshanthan Pillay as its new GM. 26 Jan 2018

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