It is all about passion


MJ Birch
MJ Birch

MJ Birch, 44, has been with The Liz McGrath Collection as general manager of The Plettenberg Hotel, on the Garden Route, for just over six years.

“What I love most about this industry is the people — my team and guests. This is where I get my energy and drive from.

“I am a passionate hotelier and I thrive on the closeness and personalised experience created in the boutique hotel environment. I realised my passion for service as a waiter and barman at Forrester’s Arms in Newlands, but my journey into hotels started a few years later at The Best Western Cape Suites Hotel,” Mr Birch said.

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