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Millennium Hotels appoints new COO for the Middle East

DUBAI, June 21, 2017

Kevork Deldelian has been named chief operating officer of Millennium Hotels & Resorts in the Middle East, assuming responsibility for the strategic direction of the group.

Bringing with him a wealth of strong Middle East experience, Deldelian will support the group’s current portfolio of 29 hotels as well as drive the success of 40 future openings and continued expansion across the region.

A seasoned hospitality professional, Deldelian has garnered valuable experience with prominent international hotel brands across 14 countries, including Rotana Group, InterContinental Hotels Group and Qatar Airways Group Hotels. He joins from a position as vice president asset management at Tetra Hospitality Investment, the holding company for the Lakhraim Business Group’s hospitality sector. Working closely with the chairman, Ali Hamad Lakhraim Alzaabi, he overlooked the performance of the Tetra owned hotels along with all future developments and acquisitions. Prior to this, he was regional director of The H Hotel Dubai, overseeing the strategy of the five-star property.

Commenting on the new appointment, Alzaabi said: “We are delighted to have a business professional such as Kevork on board to lead the senior management team. With his strong owner relationships and a deep understanding of hotel operations, he is the perfect person to spearhead our expansion plans across the region whilst also ensuring the profitability of our current portfolio and delivering an exceptional experience to our guests.”

Deldelian said: “It is a privilege to assume this role and have the opportunity to work with Millennium Hotels & Resorts as it grows from strength to strength. I look forward to working with the team to ensure the Group continues to be the first choice for guests and delivers long-term value for owners throughout this growing and diverse region.” - TradeArabia News Service

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