Author Bio

Danny Bryer

Area Director, Sales, Marketing and Revenue Management, Protea Hotels by Marriott

Danny Bryer is the Director of Sales, Marketing & Revenue Management at Protea Hotels by Marriott, a South-African based hotel management company, which was acquired by Marriott International in 2014. After working briefly as an economist, he joined Protea Hotels 30 years ago. He has been influential in the establishment of Protea’s three brands, namely Protea Hotels, Fire and Ice! and African Pride, and has ensured that these core brands remain recognised as the leading hospitality trademarks on the African continent.

Articles by Danny Bryer (10)

3 steps to affordable hospitality experiences

The end of the year comes as a blessing and a curse; for those of us who have been labouring all year, it's the time when we need to recharge and gather our thoughts for the next professional chapter. This year, the expectations we have of being able to do this may be tempered ...

Africa set to benefit from global loyalty network

Business travel across the African continent is, well, big business. Not only is it on the rise, but the foundations that support it are growing apace. From improved air access to increased hotel capacity for conferencing, many nations across the continent are shaping up for ...

Harnessing the longevity of "cool"

Explaining a joke kills the punchline, and analysing what's cool can become a clinical exercise - a dissection that removes the element of cool before the body is even cold. There's a fly-by-night fad, a trend soon forgotten, and then there's perennial cool, the marketing gift ...