Energy & Environment

Monday, 20 July 2020 13:53

Hansgrohe joins tourism and hospitality thinktank: Africa Tomorrow reinvents resilience in Travel, Hospitality and Aviation

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Hansgrohe joins tourism and hospitality thinktank: Africa Tomorrow reinvents resilience in Travel, Hospitality and Aviation

The COVID-19 pandemic has placed Africa's travel & tourism, hospitality and aviation sectors under unprecedented pressure. And in this extremely uncertain time, the Africa Tomorrow Virtual Conference is bringing industry leaders together, to come up with viable solutions for the crisis. Premium manufacturer of sustainable kitchen and bathroom products, hansgrohe, joins the discussion, which starts on Tuesday, 21 July.

Facilitated by the teams behind AHIF (Africa Hotel Investment Forum) and AviaDev Africa, Africa Tomorrow features six hours of essential insights delivered by over 100 speakers. It is an unparalleled networking opportunity that brings thousands of industry experts together through live video-meetings and a virtual expo, hosting some of the world’s most innovative industry brands – including hansgrohe.

hansgrohe has gathered a team of expert panellists who will be sharing creative ideas on building a sustainable future for the sector, in a time when new ideas are desperately needed. Panelists include:

Dexter Moren (Partner, Dexter Moren Associates) – Dexter is familiar face and industry leader in the hospitality sector. As founder of architecture and interior design practice, Dexter Moren Associates in London, Dexter is currently leading the design for The Westin, City of London and Intercontinental Hotel in Lusaka, having also completed several other high-profile projects throughout his 30-year career.

André Harms (Sustainability Engineer & Founder, Ecolution Consulting) – André is the founder of Ecolution Consulting – a sustainability and green building consulting firm based in Cape Town. André is an electro-mechanical engineer and Renewable Energy Professional with extensive experience in design, project management, commissioning process implementation and auditing sites for sustainability projects.

Dhruv Pandit (Chief Executive Officer, Fedha Group) – Dhruv is CEO of Fedha Group – a collective of real estate development companies in Kenya with significant interests in residential, commercial, retail and hospitality developments. Dhruv is also a non-executive Director of Saham Assurance Co. Kenya Ltd. and the Africa Regional Forum Officer for YPO.

Kylie Rankin (Senior Manager Architecture for Sub-Saharan Africa and the Indian Ocean, Hilton) – Johannesburg-based Kylie Rankin has managed and designed a variety of projects throughout Africa and the Middle East, which include large-scale commercial, leisure, high-end residential and office developments, hotel & apartments, casinos, royal palaces and villas, health and wellness centres and holiday resorts.

The hansgrohe team is committed to contributing to a sustainable future, not only in terms of the environment but also in terms of reinvigorating the travel & tourism, hospitality and aviation sectors, so that they have every possible opportunity to bounce back in the long-term following COVID-19.

The Africa Tomorrow Virtual Conference is free to attend for Africans and African-based businesses and promises to provide an enlightening and thought-provoking look into the future of an industry in need of fresh thinking that could help it thrive. To get tickets, visit

To find out more about hansgrohe, visit

hansgrohe. Sustainable by Design!

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