David Harper


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MIXING RETAIL AND HOTELS With the growth and popularity of out-of-town shopping, developers are putting hotels into their schemes. David Harper looks at the latest trend for retail-hotel businesses.. trend for retail-hotel businesses

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Can Tourism Beat Terrorism?

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Can Tourism Beat Terrorism? David Harper examines the impact the Tunisian beach massacre has had on the country’s hotel market and how trouble in the rest of Africa continues to blight a continent offering huge growth potential. Can Tourism Beat Terrorism

10 More Myths

10 More Myths of Hospitality Development in Africa

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Hotel Partners Africa receives hundreds of inquiries from prospective hotel owners, seeking our advice on how to enter the industry – or in some cases, what they should have done before jumping in feet first! Due to the popularity of our 10 Myths publication, Hotel Partners Africa have released the Next 10 Myths. This aims to help, by describing the misunderstandings, or “myths”, that we come …


Hotel Investment Conference Africa

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Mark Martinovic, CEO of Hotel Partners Africa and Hotel Spec will be speaking at the upcoming Hotel Investment Conference Africa (HICA 2015) conference at the Hilton, Sandton, 9-11 September 2015. Mark will join Dominic Hoole, Evert Lategan, Clive Shepherd and Trevor Julius on a panel discussion headed Design-Build efficiencies, Cost and Time savings, where they will explore the Design-Build form of contract and …


Africa Hotel Investment Forum 2015

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Mark Martinovic, CEO of Hotel Partners Africa and Hotel Spec will be speaking at the upcoming Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF 2015) in Addis Ababa, 30 September – 1 October 2015. Hotel Partners Africa have been proud sponsors of the Africa Hotel Investment Forum since its founding 5 years ago and will have a desk in the exhibition of the conference. …


Hotel Partners Africa CEO Announcement

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We are proud to announce that Mark Martinovic has been appointed as CEO at Hotel Partners Africa Mark Martinovic has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Hotel Partners Africa after the resignation of Vernon Page, who has been undertaking the role since March 2013. Mark, in addition to his role as CEO, will continue to head the division of Design and …