Brendon will be responsible for growing the hotel’s business, developing client relationships, increasing brand awareness and managing the corporate sales of the hotel.
An enthusiastic team player, Brendon developed extensive management and planning skills working as Account Manager at digital agency Fuel Group, South Africa; taking over responsibilities for major client portfolios as well as managing annual online budgets. More recently, Brendon held the Sales & Marketing Executive position at property group Platinum Places, gaining valuable industry experience developing new accounts in a business-to-business sales environment.
From there he joined the Rezidor Hotel Group, heading up corporate sales for the Radisson Blu Waterfront. During a time of economic recession Brendon hit targets and initiated new business by capturing key corporate accounts and landing long term, high revenue generating, deals. Brendon repositioned the Radisson Blu Waterfront as a major player in the corporate market.
“We are very fortunate to have Brendon as part of the team. He brings with him a multi-dimensional understanding of the South African marketing, sales and business development industry combined with valuable experience in building client relationships,” said Park Inn by Radisson Cape Town Foreshore GM Mark Wernich.
Brendon grew up in Cape Town and attended the South African College School (SACS) in Newlands. He received his Bachelor of Arts Degree, majoring in Media & Creative Writing and Industrial Sociology from the University of Cape Town in 2006.
“The Park Inn by Radisson has a prime location on Cape Town’s Foreshore and a dynamic, professional staff. I am delighted to be part if this team and see a very exciting future ahead,” says Brendon.
Located in Cape Town’s Foreshore district the new Park Inn by Radisson Cape Town Foreshore is set to open in November 2011 and will present guests with an international hotel concept of ready-to-live, contemporary design and first rate service.
The second in the Park Inn by Radisson brand to open in South Africa, the Park Inn Cape Town Foreshore will offer the perfect base for both business and leisure travelers with its easy access to corporate headquarters and the Cape Town International Convention Centre while the V&A Waterfront is a 10 minute stroll away.
Also in South Africa today, City.Mobi is celebrating the success of its new guide to Cape Town.
City.Mobi offers the most comprehensive mobile travel guides available, with over 800 cities in 200 countries listed. Each is developed by the City.Mobi team to combine into a single global travel directory.
CapeTown.mobi is the latest in this illustrious line up, offering click to call functionality – which means no scribbling down telephone numbers.
Most entries are also linked to websites where users can quickly access more detailed information if needed.
Other key features include information on accommodation, restaurants, attractions, entertainment, nightlife, shopping, and transport.
City.Mobi guides include user reviews and traveller utilities such as a translation guide, currency converter, news and local weather guide.