New Development Project

Hotel Spec has been appointed as the Development Managers for the new Park Inn by Radisson in Kaura, Abuja, Nigeria and will be providing the full scope of professional services for this exciting new project which will be the first new hotel build in the capital of Nigeria project for many years. The new hotel will commence construction in 2014 … Read More

The sub-Saharan African Hospitality Lending Conference 2013

The inaugural of the sub-Saharan Hospitality Lending Conference 2013 held in Lagos on 29th October at the Southern Sun Ikoyi Hotel went very well yesterday. Attendees included bankers, insurance companies and developers and it was a great interactive session with all in attendance. Mark Martinovic, Chief Executive Officer at Hotel Spec and Head of Design & Construction at Hotel Partners … Read More

Mark Martinovic at the Hospitality Lending Conference 2013

Mark Martinovic, Chief Executive Officer at Hotel Spec will be the Moderator of two panel discussions at this year’s Hospitality Lending Conference, which will be held by Hotel Partners Africa in Lagos, Nigeria on 29th of October. Mark will be describing the development process in his first panel discussion from the point of securing funding onwards. He will run through the stages … Read More

AHIF Summary Report

Mark Martinovic, Chief Executive Officer at Hotel Spec and Head of Design and Construction at Hotel Partners Africa attended the Africa Hotel Investment Forum in Nairobi on 23-25 September 2013. Please view the AHIF Summary Report to read the highlights of what he presented in his area of expertise.   AHIF Summary Report.pdf

Mark Martinovic speaking at the Africa Hotel Investment Forum

Mark Martinovic, Head of Design and Construction at Hotel Partners Africa, will be speaking at the Africa Hotel Investment Forum in Nairobi on Wednesday 25 September at 15.30. He will be part of a panel of experts in the architectural, construction and development fields, who will discuss current design trends, costs and common challenges and pitfalls in hotel developments from feasibility, … Read More

Hotel Spec Welcomes Etienne Steyn

Hotel Spec is proud to announce the appointment of Etienne Steyn as Procurement Manager. With 18 years experience in the construction Industry as a Construction Manager, Project Manager and Quantity Surveyor Etienne has an ingrained understanding of the building process over a wide spectrum of disciplines involved. He obtained his BTech (QS) degree in 2001 and has been involved in various mega hospitality, retail, residential and … Read More

Double Act for Hotel Spec and Hilton Garden Inn

Mark Martinovic, Chief Executive of Hotel Spec, is pleased to announce that Hotel Spec has been appointed as Project Managers and Technical Coordinators for the first 2 Hilton Garden Inn projects in Nigeria which will be the first in sub-Saharan Africa. The 142 room Hilton Garden Inn, Lagos and 250 room Hilton Garden Inn Uyo will be Hilton’s first roll … Read More

Hotel Pipeling Growth in Africa Accelerates

Hotel Pipeline Growth in Africa Accelerates Research by W Hospitality Group, the award-winning consultancy and one of the founding members of Hotel Partners Africa (HPA), reveals that the number of planned new hotel rooms in the Hotel Development Pipeline in Africa has increased by 16 per cent on last year, which was 12 per cent up on 2011.  This is … Read More

Big Four Launch Hotel Partners Africa

Big Four Launch Hotel Partners Africa Four pre-eminent consultants to the hotel industry in Africa have joined forces to launch Hotel Partners Africa (HPA), a new consultancy offering a comprehensive range of services to hotel owners, operators and investors, from initial feasibility to sale and exit. The consultants are: W Hospitality Group, an award-winning hospitality consultancy based in West Africa, … Read More