Millennium Hotels eyes property debuts in Bahrain

Millennium Hotels & Resorts is set to make its debut in the Bahrain hotel market

Millennium Hotels is set to make its debut in Bahrain
Millennium Hotels is set to make its debut in Bahrain

Millennium Hotels & Resorts has revealed their next expansion steps for property development in the Middle East and North Africa.

As part of its expansion plans, the hotel chain is set to expand its presence in key markets such as Turkey, which they revealed two properties were under construction – one opening in 2019 and one opening in 2020.

As well as Turkey, Millennium also told Hotelier Middle East that Saudi Arabia was a “key destination” for the firm, with nine property openings lined up in the Kingdom. Africa was also among its radar for property openings.

“We have had some serious openings over the past two years, five of those took place in 2018, and in 2019, we are planning to open a further 14 properties across the MENA region,” said Millennium Hotel’s chief operating officer for the Middle East and Africa, Kevork Deldelian.

The global hotel company also unveiled plans to make its debut in Bahrain.

“In the region specifically, Bahrain is a destination that we currently do not have any properties in, this is also another focus for us,” added Deldelian. “There is one at a signing level now, but we want to see more coming through.”

Millennium Hotels & Resorts announced further signings and new partners at the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC) in Ras Al Khaimah. The hotel business signed a management agreement to operate Millennium Place Barsha Heights, as well as a agreeing a deal with real estate and development company Jersey Properties LLC to launch the second Studio M property in Al Barsha.

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