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Arthur Gillis

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Arthur Gillis is South African and a graduate of the Johannesburg University School of Tourism & Hospitality. He has also studied at Cornell University in the States on several occasions completing CornellÕs first Advanced Management Program. Since 1988, Arthur has carried the out the role of group managing director for AfricaÕs largest and leading hotel group, Protea Hotels, and he is currently the groupÕs chief executive officer. Protea has twice been voted AfricaÕs Best Hotel Group at the World Travel Awards. The company has also won three South AfricaÕs Top Hotel Brand in the South African Sunday Times/ Markinor Top Brands Survey and two Coolest Hotel Group awards in the Sunday times Generation Next Awards