Millennium Hotels and Resorts, Middle East and Africa announced the signing of a Franchise Agreement with Yabous Group, the main investor behind Arab Hotels Company, for Millennium Ramallah Palestine Hotel. The agreement marks Millennium Hotels and Resorts’ entry into Palestine and a first step towards a master franchise agreement with Yabous Group’s portfolio of hotels reinforcing Millennium Hotels & Resorts’ position as one of the fastest growing hotel operators in the Middle East and ensuring it stays on track for extensive expansion across the region.

Operating under the Millennium brand, Millennium Ramallah Palestine Hotel is scheduled to have grand opening in August 2017. Located in the heart of the administrative capital Ramallah, the five-star hotel offers 171 rooms alongside seven meeting rooms, a ballroom, three dining outlets, a fitness centre, an outdoor swimming pool and a business centre, with access to high-speed internet.

Mr. Kevork Deldelian, Chief Operating Officer, Millennium Hotels and Resorts MEA says; “We are delighted to form a partnership with Arab Hotels Company, one of the most respected companies in the region, and to make our market entry into Palestine. This signing marks the beginning of what we believe will be a long and fruitful relationship and further emphasises our commitment to expansion across the entire Middle East region. We look forward to delivering a quality hotel with international hospitality standards that offers bespoke service and excellent facilities in a key strategic location.”

“We are pleased to introduce the Millennium brand to the Palestinian market. Having a prominent global hotel operator such as Millennium Hotels and Resorts on board will add value to our hotel. Through its strong presence in the Middle East, we trust that they will provide the expected support and expertise to drive the performance of our property. We look forward to bringing a high level of international hospitality experience to hotel guests, ensuring they have an outstanding experience every time they stay.” said Amir Dajani, Chairman of the Board, Arab Hotels Company.

 

About Millennium Hotels & Resorts

Millennium Hotels & Resorts plc is a dynamic, global hotel company, which owns, asset manages and/or operates over 130 hotels worldwide. With almost 40,000 rooms worldwide, the company is present on all continents with a portfolio of brands, which serve different market segments, representing quality and value in every class. From a single property in Abu Dhabi, Millennium Hotels & Resorts, Middle East & Africa has expanded into various neighbouring destinations and is now recognised as one of the fastest growing regional hotel management companies in the Middle East & Africa. Along the way, the company has cultivated partnerships with reputable and respected owners. Millennium Hotels & Resorts currently operates 30 hotels, has 12 hotels due to open within the next year and 40 hotels in the pipeline across the region.

 

Source: PRCo