The Royal African hotel effect

The Royal African hotel effect Last month Prince Harry and Meghan completed their first official joint tour to Southern Africa visiting South Africa, Malawi, Angola and Botswana. The royal family had been highlighting the dangers of land mines (Angola), the damage of deforestation (Botswana), the need for conservation (Malawi) and encouraging female entrepreneurs (South Africa). But, unwittingly, they have…

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Tuk Tuk Madness – 3 Countries, 3 Wheels for 1 Cause

David’s latest adventure, lovingly known as Tuk Tuk Madness – 3 countries on 3 wheels for 1 cause! It is a true adventure combining a “Top Gear” style race on Tuk Tuks, quad bikes, speedboats, kayaks, and bicycles, with elements of  “Master-chef” and “Tomb Raider” thrown in! The whole event takes 21 days, though there are two 10-day legs,…

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Launch of The African Hotel Report at AHIF Addis 2019

For many years now sub-Saharan Africa has been the darling of the business world, with so many compelling reasons why it provides a great opportunity for investors, from the population dividend, the rise of the middle classes, or the improving stability in regional politics. However, the dramatic change in investor sentiment from the infamous 2000 cover of The Economist…

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Tuk Tuk Madness

Tuk Tuk Madness  3 Countries on 3 Wheels for 1 Cause Very few spaces are remaining on the latest Madness Cricket Club adventure, so if you are interested contact David as soon as possible. Lasting from 10 days to 3 weeks, this adventure will be a cross between a “Top Gear” style race on Tuk Tuks, quad bikes, speedboats,…

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How to make the most of your Safari Lodge

Hotel Partners Africa have been working with Safari Lodges for many years, advising owners and investors on most aspects of the business, from where to build new lodges, how to improve trade, providing valuations, through to selling the business to a new investor. David Harper, Head of Property Services at HPA, has just completed some ground-breaking research into the…

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The Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF)

October 2018 The Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF) was attended by the highest calibre international hotel investors of any conference in Africa. It remains the leading hotel investment conference that connects business leaders from the international and local markets, driving investment into tourism projects, infrastructure and hotel development across Africa. It was attended by a number senior figures in…

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Africa Hotel Investment Forum from 2-4 October in Nairobi, Kenya

September 2018 David and the Hotel Partners Africa team will be at the Africa Hotel Investment Forum from 2-4 October in Nairobi, Kenya – where David will be discussing the rise of African Brands in the market. #AHIF 2018 is the leading hotel investment conference that connects business leaders from the international and local markets, driving investment into tourism projects, infrastructure and hotel…

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