PRETORIA – Forever Resorts, Lodges, Hotels and Retreats announced major positional shifts of Senior Resort and Hotel Management. The Company also appointed a Group Manager to oversee their vast and expanding Game Farming Operations.
According to the Spokesperson for the Group, Christo Wagenaar Marketing Executive, the strategic move forms part of the Company’s five year plan of re-defining its Operations and expanding its Management core.
Mr André Steyn, General Manager at Swadini, A Forever Resort for the past eight years will relocate and take over as GM at Plettenberg, A Forever Resort.
André Steyn - GM Plettenberg, A Forever Resort
Mrs Monica van der Linde, current General Manager at Plettenberg, A Forever Resort has been appointed as GM of Loskopdam, A Forever Resort as well as Waterfall, A Forever Lodge. Monica was awarded Forever Resorts GM of the Year in 2013.
Monica van der Linde – GM Loskopdam, A Forever Resort and Waterfall, A Forever Lodge
Mr Johan Bezuidenhout has been appointed the new GM of the Company’s Flagship Resort, Badplaas and Mr Allan Hoffman, GM of Mount Sheba, has been re-deployed to take over at Blyde Canyon. Allan will still oversee the operations at Mount Sheba and Mr Fanie Fick, previous Food and Beverage Manager at Gariep, A Forever Resort has been appointed as Resident Manager at Mount Sheba, A Forever Lodge.
Johan Bezuidenhout – GM Badplaas, A Forever Resort
Allan Hoffman – GM Blyde Canyon, A Forever Resort and Mount Sheba, A Forever Lodge
Fanie Fick – Resident Manager Mount Sheba, A Forever Lodge
Mr Nols van den Berg, Deputy GM at Badplaas, A Forever Resort has been promoted to take up the General Manager position at Swadini, A Forever Resort.
Nols van den Berg – GM Swadini, A Forever Resort
Miss Caroline Jackson, Deputy GM of the Company’s other Flagship Warmbaths, has been appointed the new General Manager of the Forever Hotel @ Centurion.
Caroline Jackson – GM Forever Hotel @ Centurion
Mr Colin White, Eco and Farm Manager at Warmbaths, A Forever Resort has been appointed as Group Game Manager to oversee Game Farming and Conservation areas at Warmbaths, Badplaas, Tshipise and the Loskop Country.
Colin White – Group Game Manager
The vast portfolio at Loskop Country, A Forever Collection will be re-defined with the appointment of a separate Manager to oversee the Operations of the Group’s Lodges and Retreats including Matombu Wild, a five star Lodge, Amanzi Mountain Reserve, Isiyala Game Lodge, Ruby Cliff Horse Ranch, Silver Falls and Leopard’s Trail.
These transfers will take place between September 2015 and 5 January 2016 depending on operational needs of the different Properties. “We as a Company are very excited about the mix of experience and innovative youth amongst our General Managers and trust that this will not only bode well for the Company but also contribute to create memories that will last Forever for our Guests” said Kobus Tait, Managing Director of the Group.