10-December 2012: While in Cape Town, South Africa, Robert delivered a presentation for Protea Hospitality Group, the largest hotel group in Africa. Held at the African Pride Crystal Towers Hotel & Spa, the Protea Hospitality Group’s General Managers’ Conference highlights individual and group accomplishments from the 2012 year. Engaging the audience, Robert challenged attendees to overcome obstacles and achieve their goals through determination, passion and commitment.
Reconnecting—also at the Protea Hotels lecture was Seton Bailey, a founder of the Footsteps of Scott and the Voyage for Cleaner Energy. Seaton accompanied Robert on the Voyage of ‘Southern Quest’ to the Antarctic in 1984/1985 as a valued crew member and filmmaker. Seaton is the force behind the ‘Overland Voyage of Yacht ‘2041’ to the 2002 2nd World Summit in Johannesburg.