He joined Southern Sun Hotels, Africa several years ago, heading the sales and marketing division. Southern Sun is the largest hotel group in Africa with some 70 hotels under management. He was also closely involved with what is now Inter-Continental Hotels and Resorts. During his time at Southern Sun, Nigel assisted the tourism authorities with the development of an extremely successful destination marketing plan for Africa.
Nigel left Southern Sun to join Legacy Hotels to head the international sales and marketing portfolio for the Legacy Group. He currently consults to various hotel groups, both locally and internationally.