It makes…, Gary Koetser has been appointed Cape Regional Manager for Protea Hotels & African Pride Hotels. With nearly 100 hotels across 9 countries including South Africa, Zambia, Nigeria, Namibia, Ghana, Tanzania, Uganda, Malawi & Algeria. He still serves in the capacity of Director of Sales, Marketing and Revenue Management with Protea which is now part of the Marriott Group… … Menlyn …, February 2013: The 94-roomed Protea Hotel Select Emotan has opened its doors in Benin City, capital of Edo State in southern mid-west Nigeria. Patrick Bitature was born on May 10th, 1960, in Fort Portal, Kabarole District in the Western Region of Uganda. Greg is responsible for the senior financial aspects and general management of the company, and represents the company as a Director and/or Trustee on many of the Hotel investment companies. A further 5 directors were appointed to the Board of Protea Hotels … The award is made by the Association to acknowledge industry stalwarts whose efforts … The City Lodge Hotel Group is a dynamic, challenging and rewarding environment that prides itself on always welcoming new and exciting talent into our growing family. The hotel was closed for winter to gut the public areas, restaurant and sea-facing rooms, and while the facade may look the same, the hotel inside has been completely transformed. The facelift will bring a fresh, contemporary look to the hotel’s sea-facing twin rooms and standard rooms, as well as to the family units. The retrofits of lighting and water heating systems makes sense not only from a sustainability perspective, says Protea Hospitality Group Operations Director William Ford, but also from a savings perspectiv…, The Lobby Lounge is the newest addition that has been created on the ground floor of the chic, urban and edgy hotel, where Balvenie, Lagavulin, Glenmorangie, Laphroaig and Royal Salute will show the power brokers that you mean business as you put your latest deal to bed. Its location is ideal for both leisure and business trave…, February 2013: Scores of Protea Hospitality Group baristas are competing this month in a competition to find Protea Hotels top barista – not as simple an exercise as one might think. The construction, starting 6 September, will also include combining the restaurant and bar space to accommodate 120 people and sprucing up the exterior of the hotel. Company Profile The Protea Hotel by Marriott® Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton is ideally situated in the business district and financial hub of Sandton. By 1994, Bryer had become a shareholder and board member at the prestigious Protea Hotel Group. “The decision was taken by the owner HPF to accelerate the construction program in light of the increased bookings being received for the Summer Season as well as the School Holidays. We are delighted that the professional Team a…, July 2013: The elegant Protea Hotel Balalaika in the heart of Sandton is undergoing a soft refurbishment of all the public areas that is to be completed by the end of August 2013. … Protea Hospitality Group Director of Sales, Marketing and Revenue, Danny Bryer, welcomed the … Protea Hotels by Marriott is proud to be part of Marriott International, the world’s largest hotel company based in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, withmore than 6,700 properties across 130 countries and territories, including gateway cities such as London, Dubai and New York. 2009 saw Protea Hotels celebrate its 25 th anniversary with the group proving its status in the market though 5 recessions, by continuing to be the brand … My time with CLHG started as an … The family rooms will be bigger and feature 4 single beds or two double beds as options. Protea Hospitality Corp. Protea Hotels Group. Selwyn has 37 years’ experience within the hospitality industry.  He joined Protea Hotels in 1983 and has held various positions at several hotels and at head office level including Financial Manager, General Manager and Business Optimisation Manager. In 2014, she transferred to Platinum Hospitality Holdings. Protea … The major expansion project is to service the growing demand for business travel as Zambia’s economic growth trajectory continues on the back of industry expansion and low interest rates. Thus, Stehlik and his six co-directors controlled 100% of Protea Hotels. Protea Hospitality Group said the Protea Hotel Lusaka expansion project intended to service the growing demand for business travel as Zambia’s economic growth trajectory continued due to industry expansion and low interest rates. The hotel group … Protea Hotels knows what South Africa wants. The Lobby Lounge, which has just opened, has a relaxed, modern Gentlemen’s Club feel, with deep leather bucket chairs, comfortable couches and small wooden tables, but with the Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! The youthfulness, intelligence and energy that she brings to her work have been key to her rapid growth trajectory in the hospitality industry at every level. Melrose Arch, gets a new GM on 1 August 2012, when Gabrielle Abrahams take over the reins. Abrahams, a Wits Technikon hospitality management graduate, had been in hotel management …, The African Travel and Tourism Association trading as ATTA®. Facilities in the elegant new property include four suites, 30 twin deluxe rooms, 103 king deluxe rooms, a swimming pool and a ninth floor restaurant and bar with expansiv…, BETHESDA, Md., USA AND CAPE TOWN, January 22, 2014 –Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) and South Africa’s Protea Hospitality Holdings announced today that they have signed definitive agreements for the purchase by Marriott of Protea’s three brands and management company. The hotel,…,   September 2012: The devil’s in the detail when you’re organising a successful conference or event, and nobody knows that better than the busy bees at African Pride Crystal Towers Hotel & Spa – the second largest conference centre in Cape Town after the CTICC. brand into what it is today.   Danny Bryer, Director of Sales, Marketing & revenue for Protea Hotels, says the redesign is sleek and fits the new, modern Protea Hotel Fire & Ice!    “We’re blown away by the new design. “The rooms are getting a complete make-over that involves construction, furniture and fittings. Once you have stayed at a Legacy Hotel, you will know, that with us, it’s personal. These rooms will have two separate facilities in each room - one will have a toilet and basin…, April 2013: The stunning Zebula Golf Estate and Spa in the malaria-free Waterberg region of Limpopo Province joins the Protea Hotels portfolio this month. In addition …,   April 2013: The stunning Zebula Golf Estate and Spa in the malaria-free Waterberg region of Limpopo Province joined the Protea Hotels portfolio on 1 April 2013. Greg handled the financial responsibilities and many other functions during his time with Plan One before he transferred to Platinum Hospitality Holdings. 1987 saw the Stehlik team buying out Bankorp’s share in the management and property companies. Suite 606 The Point, 6th Floor, 76 Regent Road … FIND A PROTEA HOTEL. Check-in Date. The final 58 rooms will receive an elegant makeover, with a major focus on GUEST comfort. The timing of the redesign has been calculated to cause the least disruption to GUESTS.  African Pride Hotels Group Marketing and Advertising Manager Nicholas Barenblatt says the new design will focus on dining privacy and intimacy. Lindi Mthethwa - Group Sales Director Lindi has been appointed Group Sales Director for the group. Nassimov attended hotel school in Tel Aviv in the 1970’s and started his career at the bottom of the ranks at the city’s famous Dan Hotel. After Marriott International, Inc. purchased Protea Hotels’ three brands and management company in April 2014, Selwyn was appointed as Regional Manager responsible for Internal Controls at Protea Hotels and Marriott Hotels in the Sub Saharan Africa region.   Some of the functions of this role included were to oversee Marriott’s policies and procedures, conduct fraud investigations and compliance audits at the hotels. Not only will this allow weary travellers arriving in the country the opportunity to reconnect with their digital world once they arrive, but will also ensure that the commute from the Entebbe airport to the hotel can be a productive one for guests. It will open in 2014. Protea Hotel Nelspruit in Mpumalanga has launched a new conference venue, doubling the hotel’s conference capacity. Protea Hotels by Marriott offers updated facilities, a unique service culture and consistent amenities such as full service restaurants, meeting spaces, complimentary Wi-Fi access and well-appointed rooms to ensure a comfortable, relaxed and successful stay. Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! The new facility is equipped and is suitable for meetings, seminars, cocktail functions, product launches and banquets. A surfboard resting on a mini beach at the hotel entrance sets the stage for the new public areas that are now an open space incorporating a 9m long communal work ta…, July 2013: Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris on KZN’s north coast has considerably moved up its refurbishment timetable and is due to finish the make-over of all its rooms by the middle of September this year, rather than November as initially announced. Bani Haddad, Founder and Managing Director of Aleph Hospitality, commented: “ We are thrilled to work with Marriott International to bring the first internationally branded hotel … Henriette has gained over 15 years hotel accounting experience across the various Protea Hotels.  She started her career at the Protea Hotel Victoria Junction in November 2000 as Creditors Clerk.   This elegant 4–Star Hotel is within walking distance of the Centurion Gautrain Station, the Centurion shopping mall as well as Supersport park cricket stadium. Group HR Director at Protea Hotels Cape Town Area, South Africa 500+ connections. Cape Town-based Protea Hotels, Africa’s largest hotel group continued to experience growth in 2009 with the opening of a series of new hotels throughout Africa. Meet our People. VAT No 672676205. Protea Hotels by Marriott offers updated facilities, a unique service culture and consistent amenities such as full service restaurants, meeting spaces, complimentary Wi-Fi access and well-appointed rooms to ensure a comfortable, relaxed and successful stay. This premium 4-star establishment is within easy, central reach of all business and entertainment centres. He has 40 years of experience in the hospitality industry, including 30 years with Protea Hotels, including 26 of these years … The Executive Director, Mohinani Group, Mr. Ashok Mohinani said the hotel is populated with a host of features which cover meeting/conferencing facilities (over 2 levels); a business centre, restaurant and recreational facilities include a sports centre with gymnasium, dressing rooms, showers, swimming pool, among others. Finance Director at Protea Group, Inc. Overview. …, August 2012: In the start of a concerted portfolio energy sustainability drive, 20 hotels in the Protea Hospitality Group have in the past year been fitted with lighting or water heating energy saving devices that substantially reduce those properties’ overall electricity consumption. Be inspired by the career journeys of these City Lodge Hotel Group employees. Protea Hospitality Group CEO Arthur Gillis says the development of Ghana’s 130-room Protea Hotel Select Takoradi, which opens in the south-west coastal city of Takoradi in early 2014, brings t…, February 2013: The newly renovated Manor Hotel in Pretoria will be returning to the Protea Hotels Group on April 1. Is Announced For Menlyn, Protea Hotel Kruger Gate Shows Its Stylish New Face, It's Conferencing by Numbers at African Pride Crystal Towers Hotel & Spa, New Multipurpose Venue For Protea Hotel Tyger Valley, PHG Hotels Saving R4.5 Million Per Year After Energy-Saving Retrofits, Jozi Just Got Hotter - New Addition: The Lobby Lounge, Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! College of Cape Town . Protea Hotels by Marriott® is the winner of 7 Coolest Hotel Group awards in the Sunday Times Generation Next surveys, the winner of the Ask Africa South African Customer Service Award 2013 and Icon Brand 2015, and the winner of the Hotels category in the Ask Afrika 2015/2016 Youth Brands Survey. The portfolio presents a full and diverse range of outstanding hotels, each is uniquely designed with its own personality, providing guests an opportunity to get a taste of the local flavor in a truly authentic way. twist of very …,   July 2012: Jozi’s hottest hotel, Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! The hotel is partnering with Century City Connect, the provider of an open-access fibre optic network that offers first-world connectivity for the supply of broadband, voice and multimedia services. This is true of Mary McGuire, Director – Protea Hotels Institute for Professional Development & Group Quality Manager, who was recently named as the recipient of a President’s Award from The South African Chefs Association (the SACA). Career Highlights. Mr Gillis serves as Director and Chief Executive Officer of the company.  He has 40 years of experience in the hospitality industry, including 30 years with Protea Hotels, including 26 of these years as Chief Executive Officer of Protea Hotels.  He received a National Diploma in Hotel Management from Johannesburg University and completed Cornell University’s first Advanced Management Programme.  The Protea Hotels Group grew from its four initial hotels to over 120 hotels, operating in seven African countries and Protea became the largest and leading hotel operating company in Africa.  On April 1, 2014, Mr Gillis facilitated the sale of Protea Hotels’ three brands and management company to Marriott International, Inc., a global hospitality giant, in order to fulfil the company’s unrealised potential in Africa. . 79. When Protea Hotels’ three brands and management company was sold to Marriott International Inc. in April 2014, Yvonne transferred to Platinum Hospitality Holdings. CALL 0861 11 9000. Join to Connect Protea Hotels. Melrose Arch gets new GM. Relationships . Check-Out Date. Age. 4. Danny Bryer began his professional hotelier career back in 1986 at the Protea Hotel Group. These roving Int…, January 2013: Protea Hotels launches its fourth chic property in the Zambian capital Lusaka in April 2014 when the doors of the new Protea Hotel Lusaka Tower open. Kate graduated from the University of Cape Town in 1998 with a Business Science Finance degree, after which she worked in finance in various industries before joining Protea Hotels as a Hotel Financial Manager in 2008. There will be no structural alternations, so it’ll be business as usual at the hotel with no disturbance to Guests, says Danny Bryer, Director of Sales, Marketing and Revenue at the Protea Hospitality Group. by Marriott. The Protea Hotels group in South Africa appears to be disregarding concerns raised by communities near the site of the group’s proposed 72-room hotel on the Zambezi River, the location of which has been opposed by tourism operators and conservationists, both in Zambia and Zimbabwe. FIND. She grew with the company and was appointed as the Group Guest Relations Manager, managing the guest service call centre and enhancing the guest comment system. The new multipurpose facility can be used as two spaces or combined to create one larger venue. Menlyn Construction On Track, Protea Hotel Select Emotan Opens In Benin City, Southern Nigeria, Protea Hospitality Group Baristas Compete to Offer SA’s Best Coffee Experience, Protea Hotel Kruger Gate Begins Final Refurbishment Phase, Protea Hospitality Group Invests R15 Million In New Digital Brand Platform, Abbas Abrahams Inducted Into Disciples d'Auguste Escoffier, Protea Hotel Sea Point Closing June-August 2013 For Extensive Refurbishment, Location and Timing Are Everything, Says PHG’s Danny Bryer, Name Change For Protea Hotel Waterfront Centurion, African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel’s March Restaurant To Get Makeover, Pretoria's Cool Factor Rockets As A New Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! February 2013: The newly renovated Manor Hotel in Pretoria will be returning to the Protea Hotels Group on April 1. He has also completed a General Managers&r…, Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) today became the largest hotel company in Africa according to published information, and nearly doubled its presence in its Middle East and Africa region to more than 160 hotels and 23,000 rooms as it completed its acquisition of the 116-hotel Protea Hospitality Group (PHG), based in South Africa.  Marriott now operates or franchises more than 4,000 hotels in 79 countries. The deal has been signed on behalf of Protea group by Stephen Kwint who is the group operations manager at protea, Mauro Goardigli group general manager for Protea and Fumu Mundoloka Managing Director Zambia Airport corporation Limited. RelSci Relationships are individuals Ray Schur likely has professional access to. In an effort to uplift the baristas at The Protea Hotels across the country, a competition was held in conjunction with Ciro, their dedicated coffee supplier, to determine the best Protea Hotel's Barista. It operates through two brands — Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! Greg commenced at Plan One in 1993 after spending a period overseas. Explore More. He immigrated to Cape Town and spent nine years working as an Executive Chef at the President Hotel and at Kelvin Grove. Welcome to Marriott International, Inc.'s Investor Relations Center. In South African, you will find multiple brand under the Marriott Internatioanl portfolio including the new AC by Marriott Waterfront Cape Town, Cape Town Marriott Hotel Crystal Towers, The Westin Cape Town, Sheraton Pretoria and the five unique Autograph Collection Hotels. Exclusive Stay One Get One Free Vouchers with Prokard Explorer! He was the first born in a middle-class family, where his father worked within the East African Community. Summit Place is a new commercial precinct that is being developed opposite the popular Pretoria shopping mecca and the hotel will be the flagship property in the development.  In 2008 Yvonne changed roles and was appointed as the Personal Assistant to Protea Hotels’ Chief Executive Officer, Mr Arthur Gillis. “We always knew the Protea Ho…,   September 2012: The four-month transformation of Protea Hotel Kruger Gate, located just 100m from the Paul Kruger entrance to the Kruger National Park in Mpumalanga, is complete and the hotel is showing a stylish and more environmentally friendly face to the world. He is moving to Netcare. The Protea Hospitality Group’s Head of Online Distribution, Clinton Arnot, explains that it’s all about the CUSTOMER experience. View Relationship Details. Whether you are a current or prospective shareholder of our company, this center has the most up-to-date information available on the company, its strategies and recent performance. “We’ll …,   November 2012: African Pride Crystal Towers Hotel & Spa’s Executive Chef Abbas Abrahams has become one of only a handful of South African chefs to ever be inducted into the exclusive Disciples d'Auguste Escoffier, which counts among its members some of the most acclaimed chefs in the world today. Under terms of the agreements Marriott will pay approximately 2.02 billion rand, or approximately US $186 million at current exchange rates, subject to normal closing adjustments.  The purchase p…, January 2014: The Protea Hospitality Group has entered the beautiful tropical spice island paradise of Zanzibar, bringing the exclusive Mbweni Ruins Hotel into the Protea Hotels portfolio. Group HR Manager at Protea Hotels by Marriott Cape Town Area, South Africa 500+ connections. The Protea Zebula Lodge is situated on the stunning and totally unique Zebula Golf Estate and Spa, a mere two hours north of…,   March 2013: The Protea Hospitality Group has just finalised an agreement that will see Africa’s largest hospitality company entering the economically booming Ghanaian market, making it the ninth country in which the company will reinforce its dominance of the industry on the continent. The hotel in Hatfield is situated close to the Hatfield Gautrain station, central business district of Pretoria as well as the Loftus Versveldt rugby stadium making it an ideal destination for executive and leisure travellers visiting the capital. Protea Hotels by Marriott is proud to be part of Marriott International, the world’s largest hotel … The new hotel is located just 10 minutes away from Benin City Airport. The hotel …,   The designer African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel’s March Restaurant is undergoing an extensive revamp over the festive season to offer even more dining options to visitors and GUESTS. SINAZO MAZANTSANA . Bryer was commenting after the announcement earlier this month that a new Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! A lot of skill and knowledge goes into producing a flavourful espresso, cappuccino or latte that includes setting machines to the perfect temperature, texturising milk to create a visually…, January 2013: Protea Hotel Kruger Gate, located just 100m from the Paul Kruger entrance to the Kruger National Park in Mpumalanga, will be completing the final phase of its renovations between 3 February 2013 and 15 May 2013.  Rooms are spread out across the spacious hotel ground and therefore there will be no disruption to our in-house GUESTS during the renovation process. A company limited by guarantee, registered in UK, number 4087771. Stella Group buys Protea Hotels in a deal that might cause concern. The two new establishments are anticipated to … and the luxury African Pride Hotels portfolio. Kate is responsible for the hotel analytics, hotel valuations and for the company’s special projects. Cape Town, is undergoing a full refurbishment to the downstairs public spaces. Eric joined Platinum Hospitality Holdings company in July 2014.  His career experience is in the print origination trade. Legacy Hotels is the leading owner, manager and developer of luxury hotels, game lodges and residences in Africa. On behalf of the hotel owner, Bluewater Hotels, Aleph Hospitality will operate the new-build property under the Protea Hotels by Marriott brand. Peter was F&B Manager at San Lameer and later joined the Protea Hotel Group … Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! 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