Industry Update
Appointment 4 August 2015

Mohamed Abbas Elaraki

Appointed Director of HR
At Grand Millennium Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Mohamed Abbas ElarakiMohamed Abbas Elaraki, the newly appointed Director of HR, is a seasoned professional who has been associated with a number of five star hotels based in the UAE for over a decade. Just before joining the Grand Millennium Dubai, he was working with Rotana Hotels – Dubai. In the past, he was associated with Crowne Plaza Hotel – Dubai, and Hilton Corniche Residence - Abu Dhabi.

Millennium & Copthorne Hotels plc

Millennium Hotels and Resorts (MHR), established in the United States in 2000, is the North American arm of London-based Millennium and Copthorne Hotels plc (MLC). The MHR portfolio includes 19 holdings in The Americas, and the company operates properties including: Millennium Broadway Hotel, New York City; Millennium UN Plaza Hotel, New York City; Millennium Airport Hotel Buffalo, New York; Millennium Biltmore Hotel, Los Angeles; Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel, Chicago; Millennium Bostonian Hotel, Boston; Millennium Hotel, Minneapolis; Millennium Hotel, St.
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Recent Appointments at Millennium

Mustafa Abu Al Ainen - General Manager

22 October 2019 — An Irish-Egyptian national, Al Ainen has 25 years' experience in hotel management and operations. He has worked for several international hotel chains such as IHG, Hilton and Rotana in the gulf region and the United Kingdom.
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Mir Shamir - Director of Revenue

16 September 2019 — Abu Dhabi's Grand Millennium Al Wahda Hotel has appointed Mir Shamir as its director of revenue. Joining the hotel from Towers Rotana Dubai, Shamir brings more than 20 years of GCC experience in revenue management and room reservations.
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Kevork Deldelian - Chief Executive Officer for the Middle East and Africa region

10 September 2019 — Millennium Hotels & Resorts has promoted Kevork Deldelian to the position of chief executive officer for the Middle East and Africa region. Deldelian was the chief operating officer of the group for the Middle East and Africa region since March 2017.
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