Minor International News

Avani Avenida Liberdade Lisbon Hotel debuts in Portugal

Avani Avenida Liberdade Lisbon Hotel debuts in Portugal

2 May 2017 Hotel News

Avenida da Liberdade is the best address in Lisbon and it is now possible to stay at the upscale Avani Avenida Liberdade Lisbon Hotel. The newly launched hotel has a perfect location just off fashion-forward Avenida da Liberdade, which attracts an eclectic crowd to its tree-lined esplanades with big-name designer labels and continental sidewalk cafes.

Michael Marshall, chief commercial officer, Minor Hotel Group

Michael Marshall, chief commercial officer, Minor Hotel Group

2 May 2017 Videos

Michael Marshall, chief commercial officer, Minor Hotel Group, talks to Breaking Travel News at Arabian Travel Market. On the agenda are the range of openings the company has planned under its varied brands around the world as well as the significance of Dubai and the Middle East as a source market.

Avani Al Marjan Island set for Ras Al Khaimah opening in 2019

Avani Al Marjan Island set for Ras Al Khaimah opening in 2019

30 March 2017 Hotel News

Minor Hotels has announced the signing of a management agreement for a new Avani property in the United Arab Emirates – Avani Al Marjan Island Ras Al Khaimah Resort. Al Marjan is a collection of four pristine man-made islands in Ras Al Khaimah, set against the backdrop of the Arabian Peninsula, only 30 minutes from Ras Al Khaimah International Airport and 50 minutes from Dubai International Airport.

Minor signs for Avani Busan Hotel in South Korea

Minor signs for Avani Busan Hotel in South Korea

27 February 2017 Press Release Hotel News

Minor Hotels has announced that it will debut its Avani brand in South Korea with the launch of Avani Busan Hotel. The new-build 400-key hotel represents a milestone for Minor Hotels as its first property in South Korea.

Bernabé to lead Minor Hotels-owned Avani brand

Bernabé to lead Minor Hotels-owned Avani brand

31 January 2017 Hotel News

Minor Hotels has appointed Alejandro Bernabé as group director, Avani Hotels & Resorts. With over 20 years of global hospitality experience, Bernabé has an impressive management track record, along with years of practical operational and food and beverage experience in both city hotels and resort properties and is ideally qualified to lead Minor Hotels’ most youthful and contemporary brand.

Minor Hotels signs with Nakheel to take Avani into Dubai

Minor Hotels signs with Nakheel to take Avani into Dubai

25 January 2017 Hotel News

Minor Hotels has signed a management agreement with UAE master developer Nakheel for a new Avani hotel in Dubai. The 372-key Avani Ibn Battuta Dubai Hotel will be developed by Nakheel and will be located adjacent to the recently-opened Ibn Battuta Metro Link, which is directly connected to Ibn Battuta Mall.

Minor Hotels takes AVANI brand into Dubai

Minor Hotels takes AVANI brand into Dubai

16 June 2016 Hotel News

Minor Hotels will take over the operation of the 216-room Mövenpick Hotel Deira in Dubai on July 1st. The property will operate under the group’s dynamic AVANI Hotels & Resorts brand as the AVANI Deira Dubai Hotel. This represents a milestone for Minor Hotels as the first AVANI hotel in the Middle East.

Minor Hotel Group reveals two new United Arab Emirates properties

Minor Hotel Group reveals two new United Arab Emirates properties

6 April 2016 Hotel News

Minor Hotel Group has announced the addition of two new properties to its pipeline in the United Arab Emirates. Anantara Jebel Dhanna and AVANI Jebel Dhanna in Abu Dhabi will soon begin development and both are scheduled to open in 2018. The developer of these two new properties is Dhabi Contracting LLC and Aecom has been appointed as the lead architecture and interior design consultant for the project.

Minor Hotel Group sees profits rise after Oaks acquisition

Minor Hotel Group sees profits rise after Oaks acquisition

2 March 2016 Hotel News

Minor Hotel Group has reported a 38 per cent year-on-year increase in net profit for 2015. The increase is largely attributable to the improved performance of Oaks Hotels & Resorts, a strong increase in real estate income and revaluation gains of Baht670 million from business acquisitions relating to the Sun International and Oaks Elan Darwin transactions.