Valor Hospitality Partners Africa, is pleased to add to its hotel portfolio, with the signing of a management agreement with Fancourt. Valor will be taking over the reins from outgoing CEO Georgie Davidson.
Fancourt, a member of The Leading Hotels of the World®, consists of the Fancourt hotel and the award-winning Manor House, which together offer 133 rooms and suites.
The 600 ha Lifestyle resort offers an extensive recreational leisure facility including indoor and outdoor pools, a state-of-the-art leisure centre, tennis courts, outdoor activities as well as an fully equipped Spa, hair salon and boutique. Expect culinary excellence from the various food and beverage offerings from bistro style to fine dining.
In addition to its proud legacy of sporting excellence, Fancourt’s three internationally acclaimed golf courses were designed by a dynamic team spearheaded by Gary Player and the estate’s owner, Dr. Hasso Plattner. The Links, host venue of the 2003 President’s Cup, is currently the No 1-ranked golf course in South Africa. Golfers also have access to comprehensive practice facilities, a Golf Academy and a fully equipped Pro Shop.
Speaking on the announcement, Tony Romer-Lee, Managing Partner, Valor Hospitality Partners Africa and Middle East, said: “Valor is delighted to be joining Fancourt, South Africa’s iconic golf & lifestyle resort. We can’t wait for the resort to fully reopen and to work with the team to rebuild the business. With the backing of the Plattner family to continue to invest in the experiences, we are confident that Fancourt will continue to be the leading destination in the Garden Route.”
Valor Hospitality recently expanded its USA portfolio with an additional seven properties with six across Colorado and one in Wyoming. Six are internationally branded with IHG, and one boutique independent. This adds to the much-anticipated opening of the first voco Johannesburg Rosebank, South Africa in February 2021. There are several properties in the pipeline spread across the continents where it operates.