Salman Khan

Salman Khan - Marketing

Salman Khan - Marketing

Salman Ilyas Khan is a seasoned lecturer in the field of Tourism and Hospitality Studies. His experience in the hospitality industry spans over 35 years, during which he has worked at some of the most prestigious hotels and restaurants around the world; to name a few: Sheraton, Grosvenor House Hyde Park London, Saudi Royal Palace, Hilton and Le Gavroche Restaurant Mayfair London.

He has numerous qualifications in the hospitality industry including a BTech from HCIMA, a Diploma in Hospitality Management from Pennsylvania, and a Postgraduate degree in Business Administration from Heriot-Watt's Edinburgh University. He also holds various qualifications obtained through City and Guilds of London as well as Molecular Gastronomy certification from Harvard. Additionally, he completed certificate programme in “Startup Entrepreneurship” at MIT and recently earned his MA Degree in Political Science and International Relations from University of Johannesburg. Khan is also an author of many books and a professional Barista and Coffee judge.

Khan is a passionate social entrepreneur and the former President of Rotary Club of Morningside. He oversees nine social and welfare projects in townships, as well as being the founder and coach at DCC Diepsloot cricket club. Khan played county cricket for Warwickshire during his university years in England. Currently. Khan runs his own Tourism and Hospitality consulting firm and own Cesar Ritz Hotelier Academy. He is a well-known public speaker of note and also visiting lecturer for various universities and institutes. In 2012, Khan received Rotary International's highest honor award of “Paul Harris Fellow" for his outstanding social work in South African townships and most recently government of Pakistan have awarded him the highest national civic award Tamgey-Imtiaz for his social justice work for disputed Kashmir.

Salman Khan is an ardent advocate for the growth of Magaliesburg, Harties and surrounding areas tourism, with a strong belief that the region is full of world class tourist destinations  and the area possesses some of the most amazing tourist attractions but totally unexploited. He recently joined Route24 board with a vision to put the region’s tourism on the world map.



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