Episode 84: Trevor Ward, Managing Director, W Hospitality

Published: 26 March 2024

At the heart of their conversation lies the annual Hotel Chain Development in Africa pipeline report, curated by Trevor Ward himself. With over 16 years of insight distilled into this comprehensive analysis, Trevor sheds light on the evolution of the African hotel industry. Originating from a quest to uncover the mysteries of hotel development across the continent, the report has grown into a vital resource for investors, developers, and industry stakeholders.

As they delve into the report's findings, Matthew and Trevor explore a myriad of topics, ranging from the exponential growth of hotel chains in Africa to the shifting dynamics of resort development. Trevor's expertise illuminates the challenges and opportunities inherent in this burgeoning market, offering invaluable perspectives on everything from currency devaluation to construction pitfalls.

Matthew and Trevor paint a vivid picture of the African hospitality landscape, highlighting the resilience and innovation driving the industry forward. From the bustling metropolises to the tranquil shores of resort destinations, Africa's hospitality sector stands poised for unprecedented growth, and this podcast serves as a beacon for those seeking to navigate its vast potential.

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