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Andrew Thompson

Andrew Thompson

Director, Development & Sales, eLan Property Group

Andrew has worked in Hotel Operations as a Trainee all the way through to Director of Operations. Operated Hotels for Protea Hotels, Southern Sun Hotels, Cresta Hotels Botswana and Zimbabwe as well as the Durban Based Three Cities Hotel Group as Group Operations Director where he had direct and indirect management of 31 Hotel Products.

His Hotel Experience extends over an 18 year period. He is in his tenth year with the eLan Property Group where he started as National Sales Manager, was promoted to Special Projects Sales, and was recently appointed as Development and Sales Director. Whilst the Group focuses on Hospitality, Hotel Developments and Catalytic Resort Developments, Andrew’s key focus is unlocking the large scale developments for the Group. He was instrumental in ensuring that Simbithi Eco Estate, a 2000 opportunity secure Estate in South Africa, is/was regarded as the fastest selling Secure Residential Family Estate in South Africa.