Title : Managing Director
Marketing Area : International
Type Of Business : Ski and Mountain Resort
Industry : Travel/Tourism
Expertise : Business development and re-engineering
Products And/Or Services :
Afriski Ski and Mountain Resort is the premier ski resort in Southern Africa. Located at 3222m above sealevel, the Resort boasts with the Highest Restaurant in Africa, Sky Restaurant. In winter, Afriski is host to between 500 - 1000 people per day and accommodation on-site is sold out early in the year, with many guests still wanting to become part of the winter wonderland that is Afriski during the months of June to August. Temperatures reach 26C° or more in summer and rarely fall below -18°C in winter. Although there is no need for a 4x4, the opportunities for 4x4 and quad eco drives exist and is offered as part of the numerous adventure sport activities at Afriski and summer offers the scenic Maluti mountains to be explored at leisure. The resort offers a quiet, scenic environment, in a comfortable atmosphere originating from the mountainous area and views that belies the adventure waiting to be explored...
Located 4 - 5 hours drive from Pretoria or Johannesburg, this ski and mountain resort is not to be missed for kids and adults alike.
Future Career And Business Goals :
Afriski currently sleeps 265 guests inhouse, with Winter 2013 potentially seeing another 20-60 beds being added.
The growth of the resort as the winter destination for families will see another 600 beds within the next 5 years, turning this multi-million business into a player to be watched for investment growth.