The BON Hotels family congratulates Lenise Smit on her promotion to the position of Group Operations Director. She joins the Head Office team after serving as the General Manager at Protea Hotel Durbanville for 18 months. Armed with over 20 years experience in game lodges, holiday resorts and boutique hotels, her experience and insight into the hospitality industry have proved invaluable to our team.
Armed with over 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry and experience working at a variety of properties, including game lodges, holiday resorts, boutique hotels and overseeing a group of hotels in Namibia. It is this experience that awarded her the prestigious promotion, and BON Hotels are excited to see further growth as she takes on her new role. When asked about her favourite aspects of the hospitality industry, Lenise notes that diversity is what keeps it interesting. “No day is the same. The stories you get to tell after being in this industry for this length of time are incredible.”
BON Hotels (www.BonHotels.com), an international hospitality company that owns, manages and markets hotels throughout Africa, now operates 37 hotels across the African continent, including hotels in Ethiopia, Namibia and South Africa. The West African arm, BON Hotels International West Africa, oversees the operations and management of hotels throughout Nigeria. BON Hotels was founded in 2012 by a management team with a collective 100 years’ experience in hospitality and led by the resourceful and inspired CEO and founder Guy Stehlik.