On this show, we speak to TIm Smith about the opportunities that are in the hotel business across Africa currently and other things that you need to know when considering investing in the tourism industry in Africa.
Tim Smith is the South Africa’s managing partner for HVS Consulting, HVS is a global hotel investment consultancy and Tim manages the Africa component.
Tim has over 23 years and 10 of experience in the Hotel and hospitality industry globally and has been focusing on Africa over the past 10 years.
He is upbeat about tourism in Africa and its power to create jobs and change lives. He also lectures at hotel school and believes local education centres should up their game to ensure job sustainability in the sector. He will be launching a whitepaper on game lodges at the conference, as well as the latest issue of the Hotel Valuation Index for Africa which his analysts have collated using data from all over the continent.