Millennium Hotels and Resorts Promotes Kevork Deldelian to CEO
He will be CEO for the Middle East and Africa region.
Dubai, UAE (September 10, 2019) – Millennium Hotels & Resorts, one of the fastest-growing hotel management companies in the region, is pleased to announce the promotion of Kevork Deldelian to Chief Executive Officer for the Middle East and Africa region effective immediately.
Kevork has been operating as the Chief Operating Officer of Millennium Hotels & Resorts for the Middle East and Africa region since March 2017, and under his strategic leadership, the company witnessed rapid growth with closer to doubling its portfolio since he took over. He also played a pivotal role in implementing several strategies to enhance productivity throughout all its divisions to maximise the revenues.
He has introduced three new brands to the Middle East region, namely Millennium Place, a modern hotel concept that caters to the new generation of business and leisure travellers; Studio M, a chic urban hotel brand; and Millennium Central, which tailors to the corporate and business requirements of travellers.
Kevork has been recognised amongst the top 10 most influential hotel professionals and ranked 8th in the 2019 edition of the Hotelier Middle East Power 50, the only list that recognises and celebrates the top 50 most influential hotel professionals in the Middle East hospitality industry.
Ali Hamad Lakhraim Alzaabi, President of Millennium Hotels & Resorts, Middle East and Africa, said, “Kevork has efficiently managed the company’s operations since 2017 and has ensured ongoing success to the business. It is my pleasure to announce his promotion where he will be stepping into a greater role, and I look forward to working with him to continuously evolve Millennium Hotels & Resorts in the Middle East and Africa.”
Commenting on his promotion, Kevork said, “I am honoured to receive this promotion and equally thrilled to be part of Millennium Hotels & Resorts in the Middles East and Africa. I look forward to growing the company portfolio, building on its success and reinforce its position as the fastest-growing hotel management companies in the region that caters to the needs of all travellers.”
About Millennium Hotels & Resorts
Millennium Hotels and Resorts owns, asset manages and operates over 130 hotels worldwide. With almost 40,000 rooms globally, the company is present in nearly all the continents with a portfolio of brands, which serve different market segments. Millennium Hotels & Resorts Middle East & Africa currently operates 42 hotels with almost 14,000 keys in addition to 10 hotels are due to open in 2019 and 35 hotels in the pipeline across the region.
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.
For more information, please visit www.millenniumhotels.com