Minor Hotel Group (MHG) has announced the addition of a new property to its portfolio in Phuket, Thailand. Located on Layan Beach on Phuket’s north west coast, just 20 minutes from Phuket International Airport, Bundarika Villas & Suites features 77 villas and suites on 400 metres of secluded beach.
Minor Hotel Group has announced the appointment of Robert Kunkler as senior vice president hotel operations. Kunkler, who is from Freiburg, Germany, will be responsible for the performance of all operating Anantara properties across all geographies, and for the successful opening of those which are already in or join the future openings pipeline.
Minor International has its intention to boosts its holding in Australia-based Oaks Hotels & Resorts, valuing the company at 35 cents (A$) per share. Currently, Minor holds a 14.96 per cent stake in the organisation, which it is seeking to expand by fiver per cent to 19.96 per cent following Foreign Investment Review Board approval.
Thai hospitality brand Minor International has secured a key investment in Sri Lanka with the acquisition of local resort owner and developer, Cyprea Lanka. The $22 million deal includes the Kani Lanka Resort & Spa, Kalutara, and an adjacent plot of land primed for the development of the Anantara brand.
William E Heinecke, Chairman & CEO, Minor Hotels, talks to Breaking Travel News at Arabian Hotel Investors Conference 2009 AHIC.