Nick Martin is an experienced hotelier and educator. He is an innovator in the hospitality education space and the owner of The Swiss Hotel School in Jozi.
Nick speaks to the SilverFox about the expectations of future hoteliers and chefs and how he sees the future of Hotel schools. Yep, again it’s more than 5 minutes. Hotels and hospitality are fast changing businesses that require life skills as well as technical ability to run. Do hoteliers need degrees? Are they in demand in other industries? Are there enough jobs to sustain the amount of graduates?
Are millennials interested in a career that is as demanding of time as hospitality? What about industry and food trends?
Stephen is a hospitality professional from Johannesburg South Africa. His career started with THF hotels in the UK and subsequently with the Southern Sun Hotel group in Johannesburg. Hickmore Recruitment / CareerMap, is a leading supplier of Senior and Exec recruitment services for the hospitality industry in Southern Africa. Stephen recently added career change services, headlining as CareerMap, to assist job applicants. Stephen is a founder and business developer of Pple Hospitality (formerly HSC) the largest Hospitality Industry full-service outsourced staffing company in South Africa. In March 2020 Stephen became a director and part-owner of the Swiss Hotel School South Africa. Stephen writes for a number of publications on food and hospitality industry matters, trends and opinions.