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WTM 2016: Michael Marshall, chief commercial officer, Minor Hotels

WTM 2016: Michael Marshall, chief commercial officer, Minor Hotels

9th Nov 2016 Videos

Breaking Travel News talks to Michael Marshall, chief commercial officer, Minor Hotels at World Travel Market 2016. On the agenda are recent Sri Lanka openings under Anantara umbrella - Anantara Kalutara and Anantara Peace Haven Tangalle Resort - with Anantara Salalah Resort, Oman, also opening recently.

AVANI Riverside Bangkok Hotel welcomes first guests in Thailand

AVANI Riverside Bangkok Hotel welcomes first guests in Thailand

13th Sep 2016 Hotel News Spa News

AVANI Riverside Bangkok Hotel has opened its doors as the first purpose-designed AVANI property, bringing the upscale brand’s contemporary style and modern hospitality to Bangkok’s Chao Phraya riverside. The 248-key hotel speaks to the spirit of the millennial minded traveller, both in its product delivery and design elements. From the top of the 26-storey hotel at the rooftop bar and pool, to the lobby, AVANI Riverside Bangkok gives guests a place to relax and unwind, and a base to start exploring nearby neighbourhoods along the river.

Oaks Bodhgaya set for India opening in late 2016

Oaks Bodhgaya set for India opening in late 2016

16th Apr 2016 Hotel News

Minor Hotel Group will development Oaks Bodhgaya in India in partnership with GP Group and Top Travel & Tours. The overall project investment is US$6.7 million. Located in the state of Bihar in the country’s north east, Bodhgaya is a key religious site and place of pilgrimage and is thought of as the epicentre of Buddhism.

Minor Hotels reveals Malaysia expansion plans

Minor Hotels reveals Malaysia expansion plans

16th Oct 2015 Hotel News

Minor Hotel Group has revealed additional details of its joint venture with Malaysian partner, Themed Attractions Resorts & Hotels, to develop an Anantara resort in Desaru Coast in south-east Malaysia. Scheduled to open in 2018, the new-build Anantara Desaru Resort & Villas will be located in the heart of the new beachfront development in Desaru Coast and will have 123 keys comprising a 103-room resort with deluxe guest rooms and villas and 20 three- and four-bedroom Villas.

Minor unveils plans for AVANI Deira Dubai Hotel

Minor unveils plans for AVANI Deira Dubai Hotel

8th Sep 2015 Hotel News

Minor Hotel Group has signed a strategic partnership with Nakheel to co-invest and develop a 500-key AVANI hotel in Dubai, to open in 2018. AVANI Deira Dubai Hotel will be located in Deira Islands, a unique waterfront entertainment, tourist and residential destination being developed in alignment with Dubai Vision 2020.

Minor Hotel Group opens Africa office in Johannesburg

Minor Hotel Group opens Africa office in Johannesburg

Minor Hotel Group has launched a regional office in Johannesburg to represent its southern Africa portfolio. An owner, investor and operator originating in Thailand, the group now has a portfolio of 134 hotels and resorts with 17,000 keys in 22 countries across Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Europe, South America, Africa and the Indian Ocean, and is consolidating its growing presence in Africa.

Barguil takes up leadership role with AVANI Seychelles

Barguil takes up leadership role with AVANI Seychelles

21st Jul 2015 Hotel News Spa News

AVANI Seychelles Barbarons Resort & Spa has appointed of Thomas Barguil to the role of general manager. With almost 20 years’ experience in high end hotels and resorts across the globe, Barguil joins AVANI Seychelles this month and will guide the team in the resort’s first lead up to high season and beyond.

Per Aquum selects Correia to lead Essque Zalu Zanzibar

Per Aquum selects Correia to lead Essque Zalu Zanzibar

15th Jul 2015 Hotel News Spa News

Per Aquum had appointed of Duarte Correia as general manager of Essque Zalu Zanzibar, Tanzania. A rising star in the hospitality management world, Portuguese-born Correia honed his skills in some of the world’s leading luxury boutique hotels in the UK and Vietnam before leveraging his talents to become the youngest hotel general manager in Mauritius, and most recently, a consultant in Zanzibar.

Minor Hotel Group continues strategic expansion in Africa

Minor Hotel Group continues strategic expansion in Africa

29th Apr 2015 Hotel News

Minor Hotel Group has added six camps in Kenya to its growing global portfolio. This is the result of two of East Africa’s most prestigious property portfolios merging, following the acquisition of Cheli & Peacock Group of Companies by the Elewana Collection. The acquisition sees the six Cheli & Peacock properties - namely, Elsa’s Kopje, Elephant Pepper Camp, Joy’s Camp, Tortillis Camp, Kitich Camp and Lewa Safari Camp - merge under the banner of the Elewana Collection to form a comprehensive circuit of 14 properties spanning the highlights of Northern Tanzania, Kenya and Zanzibar.