A Time for Nairobi - Is a Time for Africa

This article highlights the strength of the Kenyan economy and the hotel market in Nairobi, including a forecast of average rate, occupancy and RevPAR for the next five years.

About Tim Smith

Tim Smith, MRICS is Managing Partner of our Cape Town office, focusing on assignments across the African continent. He graduated from De Montfort University with a degree in Estate Management and has worked as a chartered surveyor since 1995, specializing on the valuation and sale of hotels and other leisure property throughout the EMEA region. For further information, please contact: tsmith@hvs.com +27 (0)79 734 2296
Samantha has ten years of hospitality investment advisory focusing on feasibility and market studies, facility planning and design, and hotel asset management, having practiced first in Boston, MA then in Nairobi, Kenya. Prior to that, Samantha worked for ten years in hotel operations in food and beverage, conference and banquets, front office, housekeeping and sales and marketing with Walt Disney World, Orlando, FL, Hilton Nairobi and Hilton Harrisburg, PA. Samantha is a member of the International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC), a member of Kenya Association of Women in Tourism (KAWT) and a member of the Cornell Hotel Society, Kenya Chapter.


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