2017 will be another exciting year for Meliá Hotels International (MHI), Europe's third largest and Spain's leading hotel company, with a pipeline of 18 scheduled openings, including MHI's first state-of-the-art sustainable hotel, Meliá Serengeti Lodge.
Right in the historical and artistic heart of Madrid, Gran Meliá Palacio de los Duques, next to the Palacio de Oriente and the Teatro Real, is opening its doors. A 5 star hotel under the luxury brand of Gran Meliá, which will become a unique and exclusive meeting point, for both travellers and locals alike.
Meliá Hotels International has announced the signing of three new hotels during the Arab Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC) celebrated last week in Dubai: Gran Meliá Maldives will be a resort located in Kalhudiyafushi in Thaa, an atoll located 40 minutes from Male International Airport, as well as a short ride by speedboat or seaplane from the domestic airport at Kaadhedoo.
Meliá Hotels International has announced its entry into the Iranian market with the first five-star branded hotel to be managed by an international hotel company, the Gran Melia Ghoo Hotel, located in the largest mixed residential, commercial and hotel complex to be developed in Iran, currently being built in Salman Shahr, a popular holiday destination on the Caspian Sea.
Meliá Hotels International today announced a major milestone in one of the most important destinations in the Americas: the reopening of the famous Hotel National designed by Oscar Niemeyer, one of the fathers of modern architecture.
Meliá Hotels International announced a project today to transform its flagship Meliá de Mar hotel in Illetas (Mallorca) into a premium Gran Meliá hotel for the next summer season, another milestone in the company strategy to improve its positioning in the luxury hotel industry, accompanying the recent announcement of the transformation of a hotel in downtown Madrid (Gran Melia Palacio de los Duques).
Baz International and Melia Hotels International signed an agreement for management of the newly-built Gran Melia Ulaanbaatar. The 150-room hotel, to be added to the Gran Melia Hotels & Resorts luxury portfolio, is scheduled to be open in 2017.
Meliá Hotels International recently announced in its quarterly report a continued and intense commitment to grow at a rate of around one hotel every 3 weeks both in consolidated markets and particularly in emerging markets.