Marriott International signs agreement with Tingana Hospitality Group to bring Autograph Collection hotels to Kruger National Park

March 27th, 2023|0 Comments

Cape Town, 27 March 2023:  Marriott International has announced the signing of a franchise agreement with Tingana Hospitality Group to open an Autograph Collection hotel in the iconic Kruger National Park.  The property, which is currently under construction, will undergo a brand positioning process before opening as an Autograph Collection by 2025. “We are extremely excited to have signed with the world-renowned Marriott International group, which has a [...]

Marriott International celebrates first graduates of Khulanathi Leadership Programme to boost employment equity

June 27th, 2022|0 Comments

June 2022: Marriott International graduated its first group of ten leaders who participated in the company’s bespoke Khulanathi Leadership Development programme, while also welcoming the second group of high potential South African hospitality leaders. The 12-month programme focuses on developing employment equity talent from within and supporting candidates in becoming Hotel General Managers, as well as those who have been recently appointed as a General Manager. Khulanatahi equips [...]

Marriott International and Chefs with Compassion collaborate to feed communities in honour of Mandela Day

July 22nd, 2021|0 Comments

July 2021: Marriott International in collaboration with Chefs with Compassion contributed a total of 8 172 litres of soup for those in need as part of their Mandela Day contribution. July has not been the Mandela Month South Africans have come to know and love – it is likely to be remembered as a time of extreme hardship for South Africans amidst the tumultuous economic environment. [...]

Marriott International launches Khulanathi to further develop diversity and inclusion in the South African hospitality industry

July 22nd, 2021|0 Comments

June 2021: Marriott International, in partnership with the University of Stellenbosch Business School Executive Development (Pty) Ltd, has launched its Khulanathi programme, which will every year set a select group of talented South Africans on the fast-track to leadership in the hospitality industry. The new tailor-made 12-month leadership development programme which is based on a Marriott International talent development model, aims to create extraordinary opportunities for promising associates within [...]

Always the Perfect Location – after significant owner investment, the Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Wanderers is Reimagined and Refreshed

March 23rd, 2021|0 Comments

Cape Town, South Africa, March 2021: After significant owner investment, the Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Wanderers has re-opened its doors to reveal reimagined designs and remodelled spaces that reflect the modern priorities of today’s travellers and hotel guests.  Set in the illustrious grounds of the famous Wanderers Club in Illovo, Sandton, the hotel provides a tranquil urban oasis in the heart of Johannesburg’s leafy northern suburbs that is [...]