Forbes Travel Guide has appointed Jeff Rosenberg as its Vice President, Partner Services for Africa, for its newly opened office in Cape Town.

Rosenberg is a hospitality industry veteran with more than 40 years of executive leadership experience. Prior to joining Forbes Travel Guide, he acted as General Manager for numerous prestigious properties across southern Africa, including the Lost City at Sun City, the Sabi Sun Resort in Hazyview and, most recently, the Southern Sun Waterfront in Cape Town.

Rosenberg is currently the Chair of Fedhasa.

The Quatermain Faircity Hotel in Sandton appoints a new General Manager

The Quatermain Faircity Hotel has appointed Jerod Flaum as its new General Manager. Flaum was previously Regional Operations Manager in KwaZulu Natal for the First Group.

He is known for his focus on service excellence and believes in the importance of the customer/guest service journey. “My goal is to find and mentor true hoteliers among students and employees, to bring out the best in people and develop them to their full potential,” says Flaum.

Monette du Plooy, Group Sales & Marketing Co-ordinator at Faircity says: “It is for this reason and because of Jerod’s reputation for driving fun in the workplace, tempered with a zero tolerance for poor service, that we welcome him with open arms and wish him a long and rewarding career with Faircity Hotel group.”

Jerod Flaum, the Quatermain Faircity Hotel’s new General Manager.

Taj Cape Town appoints a new Revenue Director

Candice van Heerden has been appointed Director of Revenue for Taj Cape Town, effective from April 1.

Van Heerden has a wealth of experience in global hotel brands, including the Radisson Hotel Group and IHG, as well as international experience after having worked in London for several years.

Mark Wernich, General Manager of Taj Cape Town, says: “We welcome Candice and look forward to drawing upon both her exceptional analytical skills and her ability to strategically create and implement revenue optimisation plans. We feel sure she will flourish and help take the Taj brand in South Africa to even greater heights.”

Candice van Heerden, Taj Cape Town’s newest Director of Revenue.