Meliá Hotels International is the leading hotel group in Spain and has over 50 new hotels in its current pipeline. Here chief executive Gabriel Escarrer tells Breaking Travel News which are due to come to fruition next during World Travel Market in London.
The company generated revenues of €1,414 million up to September, lower than in the same period in 2017 due to the significant number of hotels under renovation and in the process of opening throughout the year.
Melia Nassau Beach senior sales and marketing manager, LaToya Hanna-Moxey, speaks to Breaking Travel News as the Spanish-influenced property picks up the title of Bahamas’ Leading All-Inclusive Family Resort at the World Travel Awards Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony.
Jorge Martinez, general manager at Meliá Braco Village, chats with Breaking Travel News as he picks up the trophies for the Caribbean’s Leading Luxury Resort and Jamaica’s Leading Luxury Resort at the World Travel Awards Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony 2018 in Jamaica.
Meliá Hotels International reported earnings of €61.8 million for the first half of 2018, up 7.2 per cent on the same period in 2017. Company revenues are generated in dollars, in a large part of the business, and the depreciation of the dollar has had a significant impact on results, Meliá said.
Meliá Hotels International has announced the signing of Gran Meliá Chengdu in partnership with Chengdu Renju Tourism & Hospitality. Gran Meliá Chengdu will become the third Gran Meliá property in China and Meliá Hotel International’s eleventh property in the Chinese market.
Gabriel Escarrer, chief executive of Meliá Hotels International, has announced that the company will seek to eliminate all single-use plastics in all its hotels within the year.
Breaking Travel News catches up with Maria Zarraluqui, global development managing director for Melia Hotels International during the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference in Ras al Khaimah. She tells Phi Blizzard about the potential of the hospitality markets in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.
Leading Spanish hotel group, Meliá Hotels International, has announced its latest addition in Mexico with the launch of Paradisus Playa Mujeres scheduled for the first quarter of next year.
Meliá Hotels has announced the new Meliá Maputo Hotel, the first property from the brand in Mozambique. The deal extends the Meliá Hotels International’s presence in Africa, where it now operates 11 hotels.