Millennium Hotel & Convention Centre Kuwait Opens
Group expands in Kuwait with second hotel & dedicated convention centre
13 May 2015, Dubai: Millennium & Copthorne Middle East and Africa (MEA) is set to expand their growing hotel portfolio across the region, with the opening of the five-star, 295 room Millennium Hotel & Convention Centre Kuwait. Set to make an impact on Kuwait’s growing MICE market, the impressive 18 storey building, located in the Salmiya district of Kuwait is home to one of the largest convention centres in the country.
Featuring 21 ultra modern function rooms, a stunning ballroom and over 6,000 square metres of function space with natural daylight, the hotel is capable of hosting major national and international conferences, trade shows and events as well as weddings.
The hotel includes a health club with state-of-the-art gym facilities, massage, steam and sauna rooms, outdoor heated swimming pool and a variety of international and local cuisines at their four dining outlets including the gourmet a la carte Big Fish Seafood Restaurant (due to open Q3, 2015), all day dining outlet Lamar International Restaurant, the Library Café and the Pool Bar located on level four.
Millennium & Copthorne Hotels are pursuing an aggressive expansion strategy across the Middle East and Africa with several hotels openings in 2015. The launch of the Millennium Hotel & Convention Centre Kuwait will be the brand’s second addition to their hotel portfolio within Kuwait, joining the Al Jahra Copthorne Hotel and Resort, the only international hotel brand in Northern Kuwait.
Ali Hamad Lakhraim Alzaabi, President & CEO, Millennium & Copthorne Hotels MEA says, “Over the next three years, we intend to operate 50 properties across the Middle East and Africa and the opening of Millennium Hotel & Convention Centre Kuwait marks an important milestone in our aggressive regional growth pipeline. The hotel will provide a significant boost to the city’s MICE market with our extensive state-of-the-art facilities on offer and some of the largest conference facilities within the country. With fantastic views across the city skyline and a convenient location just 20 minutes from the airport and 15 minutes from the financial and business centre, the hotel is well suited for both business and leisure travellers.”
From standard rooms to the 216 square metre signature Royal Suite, Millennium Hotel & Convention Centre Kuwait offers modern, stylish and spacious well-appointed rooms and suites across a wider range of room categories and complimentary Wi-Fi.
The hotel is well appointed for business travellers with a dedicated business centre open daily from 6am-11pm, concierge services, MICE facilities and an Executive Lounge on the 17th floor with private meeting rooms and complimentary breakfast and refreshments. Other services include a dedicated shuttle service, valet parking and laundry services.
Families are also well looked after with a variety of children’s services including cots, high chairs, children’s menus and much more.
About Millennium & Copthorne Hotels Plc
Millennium & Copthorne Hotels plc is a dynamic, global hotel company, which owns, asset manages and/or operates over 120 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 & Copthorne, 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 & Copthorne currently operates 22 hotels, has over 10 hotels due to open within the next year and aims to operate 50 properties within the next three years for the MEA region.