City Lodge Hotels’ Clifford Ross Enters FEDHASA Hall of Fame

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CITY LODGE HOTELS’ FORMER CEO, CLIFFORD ROSS, IS HONORED WITH INDUCTION INTO FEDHASA’S HOSPITALITY HALL OF FAME. HIS JOURNEY REFLECTS A COMMITMENT TO EXCELLENCE, COLLABORATION, AND MENTORSHIP WITHIN THE INDUSTRY.

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City Lodge Hotels proudly celebrates the induction of former CEO Clifford Ross into FEDHASA’s inaugural Hospitality Hall of Fame. The award acknowledges his significant contributions to the industry over his illustrious career.

FEDHASA, marking its 75th anniversary, initiated these awards to honor excellence within the hospitality sector. Clifford Ross’s recognition underscores his dedication and talent, shaping the industry’s landscape.

From General Manager to CEO, Clifford’s journey at City Lodge Hotels spanned from 1987 until his retirement in 2018. His involvement in various industry associations, including FEDHASA, played a pivotal role in his professional growth and mentorship opportunities.

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Clifford Ross on Embracing Collaboration

Reflecting on his journey, Clifford emphasizes the importance of industry collaboration and the role of associations in fostering career development. He highlights FEDHASA’s role in recognizing leadership potential and nurturing talent across hoteliering domains.

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“I started at the bottom in 1974, and industry associations played a crucial role in my growth,” Clifford acknowledges. He applauds FEDHASA for identifying and rewarding the emerging talents shaping the industry’s future.

Empowering Leadership and Development Initiatives

FEDHASA’s position as the industry’s voice facilitates direct engagement with government bodies. Clifford’s tenure saw collaborations with tourism ministers and key departments, addressing critical issues such as Black Economic Empowerment and regulatory legislation.

Clifford extends congratulations to City Lodge Hotels’ managers recognized alongside him. Their dedication and professionalism reflect the ethos of excellence within the organization, inspiring the next generation of hospitality leaders.

City Lodge Hotels prioritizes mentorship and talent development through programs like the Accelerated Development and Deployment Program. These initiatives aim to identify and empower individuals with management potential, ensuring a sustainable pipeline of industry leaders.

“After the industry’s recent challenges, FEDHASA’s revitalized awards bring much-needed momentum. Ultimately, our guests reap the benefits,” Clifford concludes, echoing the sentiment of progress and resilience within the hospitality sector.

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