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2014 Profile of Bradley Brouwer

  1. Full National Member of the South African Chef’s Association since 1981 to present (Platinum Status). And awarded Fellow membership on 16th March 2005.

  2. Member of the Federated Hospitality Association of South Africa since 1999 to present.

  3. Full Member of Chaine Des Rotisseurs and Inducted as Maitre Hotelier Titled Master with Chain in 2002 to present. (International Status).

  4. Bradley is a Master of Wines.

  5. Board Member on the Lowveld Chamber of Business and Tourism from 2002 to 2005.

  6. Chairman of the Mpumalanga Chapter of the Southern Africa Tourism Services Association from 2001 to 2005, and National Board Member handling the Aviation Portfolio in South Africa since 2001 to 2005.

  7. Sales, Marketing & Communications Director for Forever Resorts South Africa from 2001 to 2007.

  8. General Manager of Forever Resorts Blue Mountain Lodge a 5 star Multy Award Winning Hotel in Mpumalanga from 2000 to end 2003.

  9. Achiever of the Top 100 Restaurants in South Africa 5 Years Running.

  10. AA accommodation Gold Achiever Awards winner 5 years running (International Status).

  11. Standard Bank Master Card Platinum Hotel and Platinum Restaurant awards 4 years running.

  12. Member of the Economic Affairs Lowveld Priority Committee (Crime Control & Prevention) from 2001 to end 2005.

  13. Donation of a Bulletproof vest to the White River Dog Unit in 2003 to help lower the risk of loosing a Police Dog in the line of duty and to promote the outstanding work that the unit has performed in 2002.

  14. Positive Press Releases, to combat the negative publicity that Mpumalanga was subjected to in 2002 this had enormous positive results for the province and Country.

  15. Forever Resorts Blue Mountain Lodge Won Best Luxury Lodge of the year for 2003 at Indaba in Durban and in 2006 (AA, Award).

  16. Appointment to the Board of Directors of the Mpumalanga Tourism Authority in 2003 to December 2005 (Board Member).

  17. Intervention in the Mozambique Boarder Issues with S A Tourism and Home Affairs since 2003, which heeded great results in 2005.

  18. Nominated for Tourism Personality of the Year 2003 & 2005 by the Southern African Tourism Services Association.

  19. Part of the Delegation in the signing of the Memorandum of understanding between the Zambian Tourist Board and the Mpumalanga Tourism Authority for New Air Rout Development.

  20. Member of the Air Rout development committee for Mozambique and South Africa.

  21. Part of the delegation to Kenya to set up a Air Rout Development committee to increase Flights to and from South Africa 2004.

  22. Nominated in August 2004 to sit on the SA Tourism Board by SATSA members in the Tourism Industry.

  23. Appointed by the MEC of Economic Development & Planning to serve on the Mpumalanga Tourism Technical Task Team. 23rd August 2004 to December 2005.

  24. Appointed by the Premier of Mpumalanga to the Premiers Task Team on Aviation Development (P.T.A.D). Sept 2004 to December 2005. Which has increased Air access to the Mpumalanga Province in 2005 with International Charters and Domestic Flight Increases more than 68%.

  25. Bradley also made history in Tourism & Sport at the 3rd largest Marathon in South Africa and the Largest Ultra Marathon in Mpumalanga the Forever Resorts Loskop Marathon, which was 20 years old in 2005, and it had the most entrants and the most spectators ever, and was attended by the Mpumalanga Legislature for the 1st time. It’s 21st Birthday was on 22nd April 2006. Bradley supports community development and Sport.

  26. Bradley Brouwer was a founder member of the Domestic Tourism programme with S A Tourism (Shot Left) Highly successful and awarded a Trade Award for his support. And Participation.

  27. February 2006 Honourable MEC, S W Lubisi appointed Bradley Brouwer from Forever Resorts to the Mpumalanga Tourism and Parks Agency until 2010.

  28. Bradley initiated the Purchase of  Room Linen from the Badplaas community on behalf of the Forever Resorts Group to the value of R 1 000 000-00 in 2005, Social Responsibility.

  29. Forever Resorts entered into a marketing agreement with 2 emerging Business Women owned Guest Houses to sustain and grow them, marketing is done at Indaba, ITB & WTM this is a very successful initiative by Bradley. Their business has grown by 80%.

  30. In January Bradley initiated with Forever Resorts and donated R 75 000-00 to Women & Men Against Child Abuse this is a vital cause says Bradley 2006.

  31. The (Forever Resorts Academy) opened by Bradley in 2005 a (Hotel School) with 168 learners is proof of our commitment to educating and developing learners in Hospitality services across the Country the school is SAQWA & SITA aligned.

  32. The Honourable Premier Mr Sello Moloto from the Limpopo Province appointed Bradley on The 5th June 2006 to the Limpopo Growth and Development Stratergy Advisory Council until end 2007.

  33. The Selati Africycle Tour appointed Bradley Brouwer on 15th June 2006 as Advisor and Promoter of this magnificent Event www.africycle.co.za .

  34. The National Minister of Education MP. Mrs. G N M Pandor appointed Bradley Brouwer on 19 July 2006 to the (NIHE) National Institute for Higher Education in Mpumalanga.

  35. Bradley was appointed to the Serokolo Health Tourism Board www.serokolo.co.za on 16th November 2006.

  36. Bradley was requested by the Honorable MEC S. W. Lubisi in his absence to welcome Dana Winner www.danawinner.net as Tourism Ambassador for the Mpumalanga Province on 4th December 2006.

  37. Forever Resorts & Bradley held 2 Golf Day’s in aid of Hospivision the one in 2005 brought in R 35 000-00 and in 2006 R121 250-00.

  38. Bradley Brouwer was appointed by South African Tourism as Country Manager of Japan in March 2007.

  39. Bradley serves on the Japanese Association of Travel Agents Working Group for South Africa since March 2007.

  40. Bradley was appointed as President : Asia Pacific responsible for Japan, China, South Korea & Hong Kong, Macau as of the 1st December 2009.

  41. Bradley was awarded the Chairman’s Award for 2012 by the board Chairperson Mr Frank Kilburn.

  42. Bradley does Monthly Radio and TV interviews on Tourism Issues and Events Internationally.

  43. Bradley is currently studying Metaphysics as he believes in people and says, It is only through a very personal experience of inner discovery that you will find ultimate peace of mind.

  44. Bradley has over 30 years’ experience in the Tourism Industry and serving the community.

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