Mar, 2017

Breakfast Briefing Invitation Cape Town – HVS Executive Search Launch

By on Mar 30, 2017

HVS has recently launched its Executive Search division for Africa in the media. You are now cordially invited to a Breakfast Briefing Session on 19 April 2017 at the fabulous Park Inn Foreshore Hotel in Cape Town. This FREE event promises lots of fun for all participants. Come and engage with our featured speaker Mr Guy Stehlik of BON Hotels as he shares with us his vast experience on guest relations whilst you enjoy a breakfast treat.

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Please contact Nomfundo Zonke to confirm your free booking as space is at an absolute premium.

Durban is no longer hosting the Commonwealth Games 2022…

By on Mar 1, 2017

Well, it’s as official as can be! Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula has publicly announced that due to financial constraints Durban is no longer able to host the Commonwealth Games in 2022. The city of Liverpool, according to the British media, quickly stepped in to announce that it has offered to replace Durban in hosting the Games.

Many expressed their disapproval when Durban announced that it had offered to do the hosting and was allocated the Games as a result. On the other hand though many others were excited by the prospect of the event coming to Durban and some of them kick-started investment plans to take advantage of the hordes of expected visitors. In anticipation of the event we at HVS wrote this article: International Sporting Events – Takeaways for Hotel Investors to share our thoughts with the hotel industry, especially for investors who were planning new hotel developments in Durban or other capital expenditure projects for this event. We do however believe that the lessons contained in the article are still relevant for hotel developers the world over.