Brand Profile: Protea Hotels by Marriott is a leading hotel brand in Africa, with a significant presence across Sub Sahara. Ideal for both business as well as leisure travelers, it offers a compelling collection of seaside resorts, city center hotels, private game lodges and mountain retreats across primary and secondary business centers as well as desirable leisure destinations. Whether in Cape Town or Johannesburg, each property offers a unique local experience, a welcoming room and expected amenities. The brand has a footprint of more than 80 properties throughout South Africa and eight other African countries, including Algeria, Ghana, Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia. Each hotel is uniquely different in character and the collection ranges from urban accommodation to country retreats. Protea Hotels by Marriott is the winner of 2 World Travel Awards for Best Hotel Group in Africa, 3 Sunday Times Markinor Top Hotel Brand Awards, 9 Coolest Hotel Group awards in the Sunday Times Generation Next surveys and the winner of the Ask Africa South African Customer Service Award 2013 and Icon Brand 2015. All Protea Hotels participate in Marriott Bonvoy.
Locations: Over 80 hotels throughout South Africa and eight other African countries including Algeria, Ghana, Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia
Brand Segment: Classic Select
Key Brand Executives:
Janis Milham, SVP and Global Brand Segment Leader
Diane Mayer, VP and Global Brand Leader