Who are EVS Hotel-Pro?

We are a group of hotel professionals who in 2015 got together and decided to make a difference in the way new joiners and entry level staff were being educated and theoretically trained.

We are all very well qualified and experienced hotel professionals, (our Bio's are at the bottom of this page), Who, have for the past 20 years have worked in most of the top destinations in the globe , and therefore bring our real-life experience into our training programs.

In total we are 9 Senior Hoteliers who collaborate together to create world class Diploma, Certificate and short-course hotel industry related programs. All of our programs are industry recognised and internationally accredited.

What do we do?

It's simple - we create, present and moderate Diploma, Certificate and Short Course programs that are aimed at giving the youngsters entering into or those already qualified, with real-life, internationally relevant content and situations. We strongly beleive that we can make a difference to youngsters entering into our industry, by providing quality education at a fraction of the price of a fancy hotel school - we keep everything online and thereby keep overheads to a minimum. We do not operate for profit - we operate to make adifference! This is our way of giving back to an industry that has afforded us such wonderful experiences and opporunities.....

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Why EVS Hotel - Pro?
Our Cornerstones

Our cornerstones ensure you receive a comprehensive education that is valuable and recognised at all levels from skills to executive development:

1. Created in collaboration with industry experts

2. Curated by academics providing educational rigour

3. Endorsed by industry associations providing global recognition

accelerated learning

Career and business growth is accelerated through learning, eLearning providing the ability for industry leaders and aspiring professionals to learn at their own pace, whenever and wherever it suits them.

With over 50 years combined experience in International Hotel and Tourism management we offer complete courses designed to educate hotel and gaming staff with formal certification designed to assist them with progress in their chosen field.


We are constantly looking at what organisations are doing to remain relevant and competitive in this fast world, and which organisations are doing it best. We then strategically use smart tools and global resources to understand the consequences of every choice our customers can make. Keep in touch to learn more about how this service can help you.

life coaching

With years of experience, our staff has the capacity and expertise to bring your business to the next level. At EVS Hotel-Pro , we combine our insights and knowledge to present e-learning alternatives for your workforce.

With an educated workforce, you are free to concentrate on your guests and the service delivery they demand

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Our Industry Professionals


Timothy Kairu

Passionate about training tomorrow's hotel owners and after spending the last 15 years honing his skills at some of the finest hotels around the world. Tim has decided to channel his experience of running a large-scale hotel kitchen and Michelin-starred restaurant into meaningful life skills training. Based in the beautiful city of Nakuru - World-renowned Executive chef Tim Kairu leads our culinary and event management administration and is a key member of our East African regional team.


Manoj Bhatnagar

Recently voted as one of the Top 10 Business Leaders in Abu Dhabi, Manoj is a well regarded expert in Hospitality Tech and IT systems. Dividing his time between India and the UAE, he oversees all tech and IT related content in our courses. Manoj is also our partner in the GCC and Indian Sub-Continent regions.

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Peter " Geordie" Redding

Respected Hospitality Marketing Authority, contributing editor on numerous courses. Peter also specializes in event and sport related management within our industry. Based in the UAE he regularly contributes to our courses, keeping them up-to-date and relevant


Chris Ochieng'

A civil engineer with extensive experience in the Hospitality and real estate field across East Africa and the Persian Gulf, Ochieng brings best-in-class education delivery to EVS Hotel Pro. Based in Kenya, in his private capacity Chris is heavily involved in bringing education and sporting opportunities to less fortunate communities. As Our Regional Partner in East Africa, he ensures that we deliver quality educational opportunities to communities who otherwise may not have the chance to better themselves


Derrick Ngweamaw

An Internationally experienced Hotel Finance Manager with over 15 years in the hospitality industry. Hailing from Cameroon, Derrick oversees the Finance elements of our courses. His experience on 2 Continents comes out in his passion for service excellence felt in the detailed content of our curricula. Derrick is also our partner in the West African region


Graham MacLennan

With over 30 years experience in the Casino and Gaming industry, Graham- who is also our partner in the Caribbean - brings his wealth of expertise to bear ensuring that the relevant content is true to the mark


Marcus Gregs

An Internationally experienced Executive Chef with over 25 years in the culinary & hospitality industry. Hailing from Tasmania, Chef Marcus oversees the Food and Beverage course detail. His experience on 4 Continents comes out in his passion for service excellence felt in the detailed content of our curricula. Marcus is also our partner in the Australasia region.


Myra H Munez

With 22 years international experience as a housekeeper and rooms division specialist, myra heads up our Rooms Division department, she is also our partner in South East Asia

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Gavin E. Hughes

Founder of the company, Gavin who is an Internationally Experienced Hotel General Manager and Hospitality Consultant, ensures quality and consistency throughout all our courses. Based in Sweden after spending 30+ years in the Arabian Gulf and Africa, Gavin is committed to educating the next generation of hoteliers

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