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'Once you own one hotel, you’re likely to own another'

Where are you drawing your guests from? Try to diversify that…

Michele de Witt, Horwath HTL South Africa

There is still room for [more] entertainment complexes [in South Africa].

Michele de Witt, Horwath HTL South Africa

We have the Continent covered…

Michele de Witt, Horwath HTL South Africa

South African hotels range from barebones to world-class opulence.

Ray White (in for The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield) interviewed Horwath HTL South Africa Director Michele de Witt for his weekly “The Science Of” feature.

Horwath HTL is one of the world’s leading hotel, tourism and leisure consultants.

Horwath HTL South Africa was established in August 2000.

Listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for more quotes from it).

What works in Miami might not necessarily work in Lusaka.

Michele de Witt, Horwath HTL South Africa

Our conversation is around what makes commercial sense.

Michele de Witt, Horwath HTL South Africa

What brand is most appropriate for that project in that location?

Michele de Witt, Horwath HTL South Africa

East Africa is always of interest to investors… it’s politically stable with an economy that is continually growing.

Michele de Witt, Horwath HTL South Africa

South African travel has been under pressure for many years.

Michele de Witt, Horwath HTL South Africa

We do less consulting work in South Africa.

Michele de Witt, Horwath HTL South Africa

Each brand has a characteristic that is well understood in the market place.

Michele de Witt, Horwath HTL South Africa

Sol Kerzner had a first-mover advantage.

Michele de Witt, Horwath HTL South Africa

Once you own one hotel, you’re likely to own another.

Michele de Witt, Horwath HTL South Africa

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