Minor Hotels has signed a management agreement with Safari International Group for a new Avani hotel to be developed in Muscat, the Oman capital. Scheduled to open in 2020, the 250-key Avani Muscat Hotel will be located in Seeb to the west of the city, 15 minutes’ drive from Muscat International Airport.
Minor Hotels has taken a “significant” stake in the UK-based Corbin & King. The hotel owner plans to expand this close partnership with Corbin & King throughout the UK and internationally, to grow a portfolio that currently includes the celebrated destination restaurants The Wolseley, The Delaunay, Brasserie Zédel and The Beaumont Hotel.
Minor Hotels has signed a management agreement with Basma Group and Arada for a new Anantara resort in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.
Minor Hotels has announced a 50/50 joint venture partnership with B&G Park to own and operate a resort in the beachside town of Hua Hin in Thailand.
Avani Hotels & Resorts, the vibrant upscale brand by Minor Hotels, will debut in North Africa with two new properties in Tunisia, in partnership with Groupe Chaabane. Scheduled to open in the coming months, Avani Les Berges Du Lac Tunis Suites will be located in Les Berges du Lac II, a prime commercial, residential and diplomatic area in the Tunisian Capital.
Tivoli Hotels & Resorts – part of Minor Hotels – has announced it is now operating the Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels in Doha, a collection of nine unique and historical buildings featuring intricate décor and architecture, nestled in the heart of the historic Souq Waqif.
Avani Hotels & Resorts has begun development of its first hotel in Mauritius - located along a stretch of the island’s unspoilt south coast.
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, 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.
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 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.
Minor Hotels has announced the appointment of Ramzy Fenianos as vice president development for Europe, Middle East, and Africa. Ramzy brings over ten years’ extensive experience in hospitality and real estate.