Newmark is the marketing and management company for a selection of luxury hotels, reserves and lodges in Africa. The Newmark Hotels, Reserves & Lodges portfolio includes the three neighbouring V&A Waterfront Hotels – Queen Victoria Hotel, Victoria & Alfred Hotel and Dock House Boutique Hotel & Spa, all of which are located within walking distance of each other. Also forming part of the portfolio is La Splendida Hotel in Mouille Point (Cape Town), Motswari Private Game Reserve and Geiger’s Camp, situated in the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve, bordering Kruger National Park, Nkomazi Game Reserve in Mpumalanga, Drostdy Hotel in Graaff-Reinet (Eastern Cape), Hallmark House in Maboneng (Johannesburg), Chuini Zanzibar Beach Lodge in Zanzibar, Coral Lodge 15.41 in Northern Mozambique and Nyungwe Forest Lodge in Rwanda.
Newmark Hotels, Reserves & Lodges’ extensive experience in managing such prestigious and distinctive properties is matched by the determination to help owners realise their worth. This is made possible by an energetic and highly focused executive team, led by industry visionary Neil Markovitz, who are as motivated as they are skilled. Their know-how and proficiency enables the company to offer a comprehensive range of services, including operations, marketing, human resources, information technology, finance, procurement and revenue management.
As hotel owners and managers, the company excels in bringing these skills together in a manner that is specially tailored to suit each specific property. Whether a boutique hotel designed by the niche hotel developer, or a private investor about to realise his dream of owning an intimate getaway destination, Newmark Hotels, Reserves & Lodges’ forte lies in identifying the unique attributes of each property and devising a bespoke, tailor-made model that will help it realise its true worth, then bringing this to the attention of the marketplace. At all times, the team’s vision is informed by the understanding that every action must be financially sound. It is this dynamic company’s singular approach which has driven its success, having first established a solid infrastructure before pursuing other goals. As is the company’s custom, each of those goals has been celebrated, in line with its belief that every milestone – whether it’s the addition of a new property to the portfolio, or a staff member’s accomplishment – must be saluted.