DURBAN - KwaZulu-Natal born Siyanda Sabelo Dlamini has made his first foray in the hotel industry with the of launch the R350 million Regency Apartment Hotel.
The Regency Apartment Hotel is according to Dlamini an apartment block that fully serviced one and two bedroom apartments. The property also has a restaurant on site that serves meals 24 hours a day and they also offer a venue that can be used for conferences.
Dlamini who was raised by his mother was born and brought in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, later moved to Cape Town to study hotel management at the Cape Town Hotel School.
After graduating he moved into management. He has held a variety head of department positions at various hotels.
He has worked at three different Cape Town hotels including Victoria Junction, The President Hotel and The Marriott Crystal. He then moved on to work for a Pretoria based hotel management company where he was the Director of Sales. His job at the Pretoria based hotel management company was his last employment before he decided to launch the Regency Apartment Hotel.