In line with its robust expansion plans, HMH – Hospitality Management Holding has announced today at Arabian Travel Market 2018 that it has signed the management agreement for an environmentally responsible hotel in the UAE under its hotel brand, ECOS Hotels.
On this occasion Mr. Brett Schafer, Chief Executive Officer of Faisal Holding (which owns HMH together with Manafa) said, “With the intent of developing a strong pipeline in the hospitality sector we look forward to more opportunities to strengthen our existing brands as we achieve greater recognition in the Middle East & North African markets. The new property being developed in the UAE will be the first ECOS in our portfolio, marking the debut of our eco-conscious practices in the hospitality sector. We are confident that with HMH’s hospitality expertise, the new ECOS will make for a competitive new attraction and prove to be a very important asset for HMH and the communities in which we operate.”
Mr. Aboudi Asali, Chief Executive Officer of HMH, said, “HMH’s new property further underlines the group’s commitment to grow in the UAE, which is a very strategic market for us, as well as the wider GCC and MENA regions. We are thrilled to present the Group’s first environmentally responsible chain of hotels through the ECOS Hotel, designed for the new world. The sustainable design philosophy of ECOS Hotels will enhance our already impressive portfolio”.
ECOS Hotels is a trendy and futuristic brand that brings together sound ecological practices signifying efficiency, creativity and simplicity, combined with a unique design and technology, allowing ECOS to offer a new perspective in the hotel sector. The 320-key ECOS Hotel will be located in Al Furjan, Dubai and is due to open before 2020 in preparation of the EXPO 2020.
In keeping with HMH’s commitment to excellence, ECOS Hotel will bring the portfolio of HMH to 18 managed hotels, a major milestone in HMH’s strategy to maintain its competitive edge as the largest operator in the region in its specialized segment.
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Founded in 2003 in Dubai, HMH – Hospitality Management Holding is a fully integrated hotel management company that prides itself for being one of the pioneers among local groups that are specialized in the dry segment. Being the largest operator in the sector within the region, HMH provides hotel owners and developers a broad spectrum of world-class management solutions with five distinct, yet complementary, hotel brands catering to varied market segments from luxury to budget. These include Bahi Hotels & Resorts, Coral Hotels & Resorts, Corp Hotels, EWA Hotel Apartments and ECOS Hotels.
HMH’s strategic expansion in the Middle East and North Africa has been successful in unlocking a world of opportunities while creating value for its stakeholders, associates, staff members and customers. The existing portfolio is located in some of the most desirable destinations across the MENA region, with a pipeline of hotels under development to grow HMH’s regional footprint even further.
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