Avani Deira Dubai Hotel, the first Avani brand in the Middle East and Oaks Hotels Resorts UAE, both of which are operated by MINOR Hotels International have recently appointed Santosh Koshy George as its new Cluster Director of Sales.
Santosh has over 25 years’ experience in the hospitality and travel industry sectors, having worked extensively in Dubai in most of his career journey. He started his career in Dubai in 1992 and worked with various hospitality and tourism sectors such as Winchester Group, Al Faris Group, Urban Tourism and Damac Properties among others. His last post prior to Avani and Oaks was as Cluster Director of Sales of Millennium Hotels and Resorts.
A non-novice to MINOR Hotels International, he was formerly the Sales and Marketing Manager and a part of pre-opening team for Oaks Liwa Heights Dubai JLT from 2008 to 2010.
Santosh reports directly to the Cluster General Manager Mr Siva Ram. Putta who oversees the 3 properties namely, Avani Deira Dubai with 215 keys, Oaks Liwa Heights Hotels & Apartments JLT Dubai with 168 keys and Oaks Liwa Executive Suites Abu Dhabi with 54 keys.
About Avani Hotels & Resorts
AVANI Hotels & Resorts is the vibrant upscale brand from Minor Hotels. Offering relaxed comfort and contemporary style in city and resort destinations, AVANI was launched in response to an increasingly influential group of discerning travellers who appreciate stylish design and excellent service, but also demand great value. The brand currently has 16 properties in operation in Thailand, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Malaysia, the Seychelles, Mozambique, Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia and Zambia, with a pipeline of further openings in Asia and the Indian Ocean. MHG has plans to grow the brand across Asia, the Indian Ocean and the Middle East.