Valor Hospitality Partners Announces SAVOR—A Dedicated Food and Beverage Portfolio

New Sector Set to Further Enhance the Leading Brand’s Global Dedication to Excellence After several years of building their innovative culinary initiatives, Valor Hospitality Partners has realized their ambition to take its food and beverage company to new heights, officially launching the sector as SAVOR.  Headed up by industry experts and masters of culinary, Matt […]

Looking to take your hospitality venture to the next level? Is franchising the answer? OR Is franchising the hospitality industry’s secret growth weapon?

By Michael Pownall, Co-founder and Managing Partner, Africa, Middle East & CIS In the constantly evolving hospitality sector, expanding strategically is necessary for longevity and success. Amid global trends such as sustainability and technology-driven market disruptors, franchising emerges as more than a business model; it’s a strategic approach to scaling up hotel operations and embracing […]

Valor Hospitality Partners Opens First Hotel in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Celebrates Ten Years of Hospitality Innovation in Africa

The newest hotel in the Democratic Republic of Congo offers world-class amenities and continues a reputation of excellence in the region ATLANTA, Dec. 12, 2023 —Valor Hospitality Partners, an industry-leading, global hospitality management company, continues to expand their global portfolio with the opening of Hilton Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). This hotel […]

Valor Hospitality Partners and Veldskoen Shoes Join Forces to Enhance Employee Experience & Prioritize Sustainability in Hospitality

The Global Hotel Management Company and South African Shoe Company Launch a Strategic Initiative to Provide Comfortable, Reliable Shoes for Hotel Staff ATLANTA, June 8, 2023—Industry-leading Valor Hospitality Partners, and Veldskoen Shoes, an innovative South African Shoe Brand, have announced a strategic partnership to provide reliable, comfortable and sustainable footwear to ‘Hotelitarians’ serving at Valor […]

Matjiesfontein Ground Station Sod-turning Ceremony

ADDRESS BY THE DIRECTOR-GENERAL OF SCIENCE AND INNOVATION, DR PHIL MJWARA, AT THE SOD-TURNING CEREMONY FOR THE DEEP SPACE GROUND STATION AT MATJIESFONTEIN ON 8 NOVEMBER 2022 Distinguished guests; Ladies and gentlemen: It is my privilege to speak to you today as South Africa marks another milestone in its long history of space science and its […]

To ‘The Bank’

Valor Hospitality to open the first voco in South Africa When my friend and business partner Steve Cesinger and I founded Valor Hospitality Partners in 2012, we knew we wanted to build a firm that would take risks and do exciting work. To that end, we’ve never hesitated to take on projects that might give […]

Valor Celebrates Black History Month

I listened intently yesterday to the incredible Robert Johnson of the RLJ Companies as he was interviewed on CNBC’s Squawk Box. Mr. Johnson, the creator of many businesses within his empire is a true visionary, pioneer and entrepreneur and is widely known for creating the TV channel BET in 1980. In 2001 he became America’s […]

Valor Hospitality’s Predictions for the Hospitality Industry in 2021

Many changes are around the corner for the upcoming year, especially for the hospitality industry. Between the optimism about a COVID-19 vaccine and fluctuations in the marketplace, it’s difficult to gauge how the cards will unfold next year. As a leader in the industry, Valor Hospitality Partners got together with our CEO, Euan McGlashan, to […]

The Future of Hotel Design

As the world mitigates these unprecedented times in the face of COVID-19, the future is sure to hold some intriguing changes for the hospitality industry. While some traditional high-touch hotel practices like buffet breakfasts and minibars may be put to rest, new and innovative features will take their place. As hotels ramp up their efforts […]