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African Pride Mount Grace Appoints New GM

Magaliesburg, Gauteng, South Africa, 05 February 2019 – Autograph Collection by Marriott International today announced the appointment of Anthony Da Silva as General Manager of the African Pride Mount Grace Country House & Spa, Autograph Collection.

In his role as General Manager, Anthony will oversee the management and operations of the hotel nestled in the serene Magaliesburg mountains, North-West Gauteng, South Africa.  

Anthony Da Silva began his career at Protea Hotels in 2005 as an orientation trainee at the Protea Hotel Gold Reef City. After qualifying from the in-service training programme, he gained international experience in London before returning to South Africa and re-joining the F&B team at Protea Hotel Gold Reef City. Thereafter Anthony held various positions at the Protea Hotel by Marriott OR Tambo Airport as F&B Manager, Rooms Division Manager and Deputy General Manager as well as spending a year as F&B Manager at the African Pride Mount Grace Country House and Spa, Autograph Collection.

In 2016 Anthony grew to assume the position of General Manager at the Protea Hotel by Marriott Polokwane Landmark where he further demonstrated leadership capabilities.

“I am thrilled to join the African Pride Mount Grace Country House & Spa and work with the team to deliver exactly like nothing else experiences. I look forward to curating authentic and enriching travel experiences that are meaningful to both the business and leisure traveller,” said Anthony Da Silva.

African Pride Mount Grace Country House & Spa, Autograph Collection is located in the Magaliesburg mountains, offering an exclusive experience to unwind and gaze upon the natural beauty of South Africa’s stunning countryside. Only an hour from Johannesburg and in the heart of the Magalies Meander, there’s plenty to see and do, including events, arts, birding, ballooning, game farms, horse riding, the cable car, hiking, mountain biking, fishing, historical sites, restaurants, steam train trips, country shopping or just relaxing in this natural haven.

The hotel’s close proximity to Johannesburg, Pretoria and the Cradle of Humankind makes it accessible for weekend stays, mid-week getaways or longer, relaxed vacations.

The hotel boasts three on-site restaurants and the award-winning Mount Grace Spa, as well as spacious rooms with an option to upgrade to a private villa with a separate living area and a private pool.

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