Hotels

Hotels are where it all started for Russell M Smith. From beginnings at Durban Beach hotels to making a difference to hotels on multiple continents. Although our portfolio of expertise has now expanded to include multiple other facets of the industry, we still pride ourselves on the work we have done in hotels around the world and our current projects.

Some of the brands we work with:


Current Hotel Projects


Tanzania

Julius Nyerere International Airport Area, Dar es Salaam – New Build Hotel


Dar es Salaam Waterfront – Upgrades to existing hotel, waterfront, retail and restaurants. Management of entire complex, once completed.


Kenya

Nairobi – New Build 4-Star Hotel


South Africa

Protea Hotel Fire & Ice!, Witbank – New build hotel – Hospitality consultancy, project management and hotel management


iZZi Lifestyle Group – Consultancy on a variety of projects


Coral Asset Management – Development and management of new-build hotels at various shopping centre locations


Knysna Waterfront – Re-development and new-build hotel


Musgrave Centre, Durban – Re-purpose of high-rise office block into hotel


Nigeria

The Federal Palace Hotel, Lagos – Complete renovation, re-brand and upgrade to existing hotel


The Concorde Hotel, Owerri – Complete renovation, branding and upgrade to existing hotel, with management once completed


African Alliance Group – Chief hospitality consultants


iZZi Lifestyle Group – Consultancy on a variety of projects


Angola

Rubras Developments, Luanda – New build 5-star airport hotel and casino


Rubras Developments, Kalandula Falls – New build 5-star hotel and glass viewing deck



Past Hotel Projects



South Africa

Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse, Drakensberg – Hospitality consultancy for planned purchase of existing hotel and development


Erinvale Estate Hotel and Spa, Somerset West


St. Michael’s Sands Hotel, Shelly Beach – Directorship and development of hotel


Durban Sands Hotel, Durban – Directorship and development of hotel


Sani Pass Hotel, Sani Pass – Management and operations of hotel


Menlyn, Pretoria – Proposed new hotel development


Sandton, Johannesburg – Proposed new hotel development


Lanseria, Johannesburg – Large hospitality, retail and apartment development


Durban and Umhlanga Beachfront – Various large hotels spanning over years. Including management, operations and development


Zimbabwe

Four Points by Sheraton, Harare – Hospitality consultancy on pre-development, development and operations of proposed hotel


Victoria Falls – Proposed new-build hotel


Mozambique

Four Points by Sheraton, Nampula – Hospitality consultancy on pre-development, development and operations of proposed hotel


Maputo – New-build hotel


Maputo International Airport – New-build hotel


Uganda

The Athena Hotel, Kampala – Hospitality consultancy on pre-development, development and operations


Malawi

Lilongwe – Hospitality consultancy on pre-development of two proposed hotels


Ivory Coast/Cote d’Ivoire

Hotel Pavillon, Abidjan – Hospitality consultancy on pre-development, development and operations


Cape Verde

Santiago Island Hotel – Hospitality consultancy on pre-development, development and operations


Sao Vincente Island Hotel – Hospitality consultancy on pre-development, development and operations


Australia

Canungra Valley – Proposed purchase and management of existing restaurant and vineyards


New Zealand

Apartment Buildings, Queenstown – Proposed purchase and management of existing apartment buildings


Croatia

Split, Dalmatia – Proposed new-build hotel


Dubrovnik – Proposed new-build hotel


Havar Island – Proposed new-build hotel