Taj Cape Town appoints new GM

Taj Cape Town has appointed Mark Wernich as GM.

Prior to joining Taj Cape Town, Wernich worked for a number of Africa’s biggest hospitality players including Preferred Hotels & resorts, Faircity Hotels, the Protea Hotel Group and the Rezidor Hotel Group. His 25 years of industry experience encompasses luxury resort and cirt hotel management across South Africa, new property launches, marketing, distribution and food and beverage.

Wernich says: “Taj Cape Town is perhaps the most unique and intriguing hotel in Cape Town. It is a melting pot of history and contemporary, luxury and unpretentious comfort, fine dining and hearty fare. It’s location on St George’s Mall is unrivalled and makes it a gateway to the city’s thriving pedestrian district.”

Puneet Chhatwal, CEO of Taj Hotels Palaces Resorts Safaris, says Wernich offers the perfect blend of business acumen and exceptional leadership skills. “We are confident he is the right person to take Taj Cape Town forward and are excited to see how he evolves its already strong offering.”