In 2008 Gasmi founded and launched Auris in Dubai, with the aim of providing exceptional service with a commitment to social responsibility.
In the past year, Gasmi has overseen the doubling of the group’s portfolio which now stands at six properties in Dubai totalling 1,313 rooms.
In October 2011, Auris First Central Hotel Suites was opened in the TECOM district followed by Metro Central by Auris in March 2012. On April 2012, Auris Plaza Hotel, the first five-star property was inaugurated in Al Barsha.
Forthcoming projects in the UAE and beyond include Auris Lodge Sohar in Oman, which will offer 77 rooms and suites, set to open on April 2013.
Upcoming projects to be formally announced soon also include hotels in Sharjah and Abu Dhabi in the UAE, another in KSA and a five-star luxury property in Tunisia, North Africa – the Auris Imperial Palace Tunis.