Copthorne Hotel Dubai, the popular hotel located in Port Saeed in Deira, is pleased to announce the appointment of Kranthi Kumar as the hotel’s Revenue Manager.

In this new role, Kranthi will be tasked with maximizing overall revenue and identifying new business opportunities for Copthorne Hotel Dubai. He will also be responsible for providing analysis and recommendations on rate strategy to ensure optimum RevPAR, as well as directly managing the OTA accounts. He will have direct management of the Reservations department and tasked with providing further training for the team and exposure to the Front Desk to further explore untapped revenue potential.

Before his appointment at Copthorne Hotel Dubai, Kranthi has served as a Revenue Manager at Millennium Hotel Fujairah, Cluster Revenue & Front office Manager at Novotel Riyadh Al Anoud & Novotel Suites Riyadh Dyar and Assistant Cluster Revenue Manager with Al Faisaliah Hotel & Hotel Al Khozama, by Rosewood Hotels.

Glenn Nobbs, General Manager of Copthorne Hotel Dubai said: “We strongly believe in identifying the top strengths of an individual and placing them in the correct senior management position. Investing in the right candidate and developing our team in the key regions is our utmost priority. We are thrilled to welcome Kranthi Kumar and I am looking forward to receiving his insights on implementing revenue management operations, procedures and best practices to drive the market share.”

Kranthi holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce and is also one of the few leaders chosen to attend the International Hospitality Management Program in France at the Academie ACCOR.

Commenting on his appointment, Kranthi Kumar said, “I am excited to be a part of this team and look forward to an exceptional phase of my career.”


About Copthorne Hotel Dubai:

Copthorne Hotel Dubai, a 4-star property located at the heart of the beautiful Port Saeed, offers 210 contemporary rooms and suites, with views toward Dubai Creek and the upcoming Jewel of The Creek. The alcohol-free property features three restaurants, swimming pool, health and fitness centre, business centre, beauty salon, spa and meetings rooms.

Copthorne Hotel Dubai is within 4kms of Dubai International Airport, and a short walk from Deira City Centre shopping mall and Metro Station. Within easy access to Burj Khalifa and The Dubai Mall, and a number of Dubai’s key attractions.


About Millennium & Copthorne, Middle East and Africa:

Millennium Hotels and Resorts is a dynamic, global hotel company, which owns, asset manages and operates over 130 hotels worldwide. With almost 40,000 rooms and a portfolio of brands; including Biltmore, Grand Millennium, Millennium, Millennium Place, M Hotel, Copthorne, Agarwood, Kingsgate, Millennium Executive Apartments and Studio M, that serve different market segments, representing quality and value in every class.

Currently operating 32 hotels in the Middle East and Africa, the Group has an extensive expansion strategy in place, with 40 hotels in the pipeline. Each property in the region is unique, catering to the varying tastes and needs of the international business and leisure traveller but with a consistent promise to provide a first class service and a rewarding experience for guests. Millennium Hotels and Resorts is committed to differentiating itself by embracing the true spirit of diverse traditions, with a sincere respect to historical heritage and local culture.

With the motto “More than Meets the Eye”, Millennium & Copthorne is committed to a customer-centric philosophy and complete guest satisfaction.


Source: The Idea Agency