Minor Hotels

Minor Hotels to launch Oaks Beirut

by Patrick Ryan | 21 Jan 2018

Minor Hotels has announced it is debuting its Oaks brand in Lebanon later this year. The group has announced it has signed a management agreement with Allied Investment Group to operate Oaks Beirut. Scheduled to launch in mid 2018, the 110-key hotel will be located in Sodeco. Previously operating as Hotel de Ville Beirut, the hotel is

Avani Muscat Hotel scheduled for mid-2020

by Patrick Ryan | 20 Dec 2017

Minor Hotels has signed a management agreement with Safari International Group for a new Avani hotel to be developed in Muscat, Oman. The 250-key Avani Muscat Hotel is scheduled to open in mid-2020. Dillip Rajakarier, CEO Minor Hotels, said: “Bringing Avani to Oman is a key component of our strategic expansion plans and we are delighted to

New VP of operations for Avani Hotels & Resorts

by Patrick Ryan | 14 Sep 2017

Alejandro Bernabé has been named as vice president of operations at Avani Hotels & Resorts. Bernabé (pictured right), who joined Avani in January as group director, reports directly to Robert Kunkler, chief operating officer of Minor Hotels. “We are expanding our current portfolio of 18 properties in 12 countries with more than 20 hotels in the

Minor Hotels teams up with Cendyn for CRM

by Patrick Ryan | 30 Jul 2017

Minor Hotels (MH) has chosen Cendyn as the hotel group’s customer relationship management (CRM) partner. Eric Cartwright, director loyalty & partnerships, Minor Hotels, said: “We are delighted to begin our relationship with Cendyn. As a CRM leader Cendyn embodies what Minor Hotels feels to be a like-minded partner. “While we grow beyond our current state,

New Avani property for Ras Al Khaimah

by Patrick Ryan | 27 Mar 2017

A new Avani property is coming to Ras Al Khaimah, Minor Hotel Group has announced. Avani Al Marjan Island Ras Al Khaimah Resort will be a 225-key property located on View Island. Minor Hotels Europe, Middle East and Africa vice president development Ramzy Fenianos said:”We are delighted to announce the signing of this management agreement with

Minor Hotels reports profit increase of 73% in first half of 2016

by Sophia Soltani | 22 Aug 2016

Hotel owner, operator and investor, Minor Hotels has reported a net profit increase of 73% in H1, 2016. The hotel group, currently boasts a portfolio of 151 hotels and resorts in 22 countries across Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Europe, South America, Africa and the Indian Ocean. Excluding the non-recurring revaluation contributions of the acquisition

Minor Hotels to take over Mövenpick Hotel Deira

by Sophia Soltani | 14 Jun 2016

Minor Hotels has announced that it will be taking over the operation of the 216-room Mövenpick Hotel Deira in Dubai. The property will operate under the group’s AVANI Hotels and Resorts brand as the AVANI Deira Dubai Hotel.   The purchase marks the first AVANI hotel in the Middle East. The change comes after the

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