- The Group will open 14 new hotels along with the existing portfolio of 40 hotels in the Middle East and Africa
- Millennium Place, the happier hotel brand, is introduced for the first time in the region
Dubai, United Arab Emirates (28 April 2019) – Millennium Hotels and Resorts, Middle East and Africa– one of the fastest growing hotel management companies in the region, will unveil its new hotel development pipeline with 14 hotels due to open in 2019 at the Arabian Travel Market 2019.
By the end of 2019, Millennium Hotels and Resorts will be operating over 50 hotels in the Middle East and Africa, growing from 26 properties in 2016, which makes it the fastest growing hotel operator in the region.
The additional 14 new hotels along with the existing portfolio of 40 hotels in the Middle East and Africa region will help grow tourism demand in the GCC including UAE, who will be hosting the World Expo 2020 and is expected to receive 25 million visitors in six months.
“Our fast-developing hotel portfolio is geared to support the vision of the UAE government. This year, we will add 14 hotels, in addition to the 35 new hotels that are in the pipeline,” said Kevork Deldelian, Chief Operating Officer of Millennium Hotels and Resorts Middle East and Africa.
“In order to bring variety to the market and to offer customized hospitality offerings, we have introduced two contemporary products (Millennium Place and Studio M) to suit the varied budgets of our valued customers. The new brands will be showcased at the stand along with other existing properties in the Middle East & Africa region,” he added.
Millennium Place will be known as the happier hotel brand in the Middle East introducing “Find Your Happy Place” as a tagline and will consistently strive to deliver a smile to its guests through different touch points in the guest’s and associates’ journey. It aims to create a unique and more personalized guest experience through focusing on various elements that make a difference to the guests’ stay whether in room entertainment, hotel facilities, food and service. Millennium Place Marina and Millennium Place Barsha Heights are due to open in 2019 with eight more hotels to open in the next two years in the region.
Studio M is a 3-star lifestyle concept, offering savvy travelers, chic design and contemporary functionality as well as a personal sanctuary of urban living for those that appreciate the work-life balance.
Arabian Travel Market (ATM) is the largest travel and tourism exhibition and conference in the Middle East, close to the size of the International Tourism Bourse (ITB) Berlin and the World Travel Market (WTM) that takes place in London.
Millennium Hotels and Resorts MEA will have a large stand at Sheikh Saeed Hall Hotel Stand - HC 0550 and will have presence at the Dubai Tourism (DTCM) stand – ME 3110 for the first time ever to showcase all its new projects while its extended team will welcome more trade visitors to the exhibition during the four-day trade fair at Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.
About Millennium Hotels & Resorts
Millennium Hotels & Resorts plc is a dynamic, global hotel company, which owns, asset manages and/or operates over 130 hotels worldwide. With almost 40,000 rooms worldwide, the company is present on all continents with a portfolio of brands which serve different market segments, representing quality and value in every class.
From a single property in Abu Dhabi, Millennium Hotels & Resorts, Middle East & Africa has expanded into various neighbouring destinations and is now recognised as one of the fastest growing regional hotel management companies in the Middle East & Africa. Along the way, the company has cultivated partnerships with reputable and respected owners. Millennium Hotels & Resorts currently operates 40 hotels, has 14 hotels due to open this year and 35 hotels in the pipeline across the region.
For more information, please visit www.millenniumhotels.com