Minor Hotels’ globe-spanning network of proprieties ensures that the group is well poised for development in a Chinese market where the appetite for leisure travel has never been greater.
Clinique La Prairie has welcomed its first facility outside of Europe with the opening of Clinique La Prairie Aesthetics Medical & Spa at the St. Regis Bangkok.
NH Hotel Group has entered into an agreement with Covivio, one of the key European real estate operators, to manage eight luxury properties. The hotel company hopes the deal will reinforcing its leadership position in Italy, while also boosting its prominent position in France and eastern Europe.
Minor Hotels has signed a management agreement with a private developer for two new properties in Doha, Qatar. The new hotels will operate under the Anantara and NH Collection brands.
Javier Pardo reports directly to Robert Kunkler, chief operating officer of Avani-owner Minor Hotels, and is based at the regional office in Bangkok. He brings almost two decades of hospitality experience throughout Europe, with his last posting being director of operations and commercial director for the NH Hotel Group.
In Qatar’s fast expanding capital, residents and travellers are invited to discover the charms of Qatari heritage at Al Najada Hotel by Tivoli. As a new addition to the collection of hotels in Souq Waqif, Al Najada offers new heights of Arabian hospitality to hotel and apartment guests.
Speaking to Breaking Travel News during Arabian Travel Market in Dubai, Michael Marshall, chief commercial officer with rapidly growing Minor Hotels, tells us about the latest properties on offer from the company. He also tells us about his confidence in the future of the hospitality market in the Middle East.
Avani Hotels & Resorts has expanded its portfolio in Thailand with the launch of Avani+ Samui, an upscale resort situated on Phang Ka Bay near Taling Ngam.
Breaking Travel News speaks to Michael Marshall, chief commercial officer of Minor Hotels, as the company completes the acquisition of NH Hotel Group. Speaking at World Travel Market in London, he also tells us about a series of new Anantara properties set to join the portfolio as well as giving us the latest on the growth of the MICE sector in Portugal.
Minor Hotels has signed two new management contracts in China under the company’s established M Collection brand of hotels and bespoke travel experiences.