After close to nine years with Protea Hotels by Marriott,
Albert Smit has been appointed as the General Manager at the Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! Cape Town. He joined the group after a number of years' experience with various other hotel companies. His experience with Protea Hotels by Marriott started with a position as the Food & Beverage Manager of the Protea Hotel President Hotel, which was followed by taking up the same role at the African Pride Crystal Towers Hotel. There he was promoted to Deputy GM in early 2015 at the Protea Hotel by Marriott Durbanville.