Park Inn Kigali – Another procurement project by Hotel Spec

Hotel Spec are proud to have collaborated with the owner on the new Park Inn by Radisson in Kigali, Rwanda. Hotel Spec were appointed as Procurement Consultants to supply all the Public Area FF&E and OSE as well as selected items in the Guestrooms.

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Hotel Spec International appointed Project Manager for new Mandarin Oriental, Boca Raton, Florida

Hotel Spec International is proud to announce our appointment as Project Manager for the new Mandarin Oriental Hotel and Residences in Boca Raton, Florida, USA. This new luxury development is already the talking point of Florida Tourism and Hospitality and has firmly placed Boca Raton on the map. Mandarin Oriental, Boca Raton brings the legendary reputation for impeccable hospitality and service, … Read More

African Hotels & Resorts: Investors Hidden Treasures

David Harper has written an article for the lastest edition of Into Africa, a publication from Capital Markets in Africa. INTOAFRICA_NOVEMBER_2016 – Article. If you would like further information please contact David. In 2015 the latest of the biannual reports by Hotel Partners Africa outlined the huge opportunity that was available for hotel investors in sub-Saharan Africa, echoing many earlier … Read More

Hotels & Resorts, An Investor’s Guide – Sample Download

With the release of the new book “Hotels & Resorts; An Investor’s Guide”, the author David Harper, with contributions from many of the industry’s leading experts, including Mark Martinovic and Trevor Ward, has provided an invaluable source of reference for all of those involved in the hospitality industry. The publishers have provided a sample of the book which can be … Read More

Hotel Spec opens new office in Florida, USA

Hotel Spec, the Africa based hotel development consulting firm announced today the group’s expansion into the Americas region, with the opening of its new offices in Florida, USA. Mark Martinovic has been appointed President and CEO of Hotel Spec International Inc. which will commence operations in North and South America from September 2016. Mark said “It is exciting times for … Read More

Hotels and Resorts: An Investor’s Guide by David Harper

Hotels and Resorts: An Investor’s Guide written by our Head of Property Services, David Harper is now available for purchase from Routledge. Hotels and Resorts: An investor’s guide presents a comprehensive analysis of how hotels, golf courses, spas serviced apartments, gyms and health clubs and resorts are developed, operate and are valued. Drawing on over 18 years’ experience in the … Read More

W Hospitality Group – Hotel Chain Development Pipeline in Africa 2016

According to the annual Hotel Chain Development Pipeline Survey, from W Hospitality Group, Ibis Styles leads the top 10 brands list. It has 28 planned hotels, followed by Radisson Blu with 25, Mercure with 24 and Hilton in fourth place with 16. Ibis Styles and Mercure’s first and third positions are due to AccorHotels mega-deal for 50 hotels in Angola. ... Read More