Melia Hotels International continues growth in Latin America and announces a new hotel in Venezuela for 2015
Meliá Hotels International has announced further growth in Venezuela with the addition of its third hotel: the Meliá Puerto Ordaz, a new 150 room property scheduled to open in 2015. As part of its growth strategy Meliá prioritizes alliances with local partners in high-growth countries and regions and in this case has reached a management contract with the Venezuelan company Inversiones Toro c A.
The economic dynamism of the region is complemented by the attractive national parks of Cachamay and Llovizna, famous for their waterfalls and lush vegetation, creating a tourism destination with great potential for growth for hotel investors and operators.
Meliá Puerto Ordaz will be a five-star hotel operated under the Meliá Hotels and Resorts brand, which currently operates more than 90 hotels in major cities and tourist destinations worldwide all offering high service standards and excellent facilities .
The hotel will be located in the central area of Los Saltos de Puerto Ordaz and will feature 150 rooms, a restaurant, a lobby bar, pool, gym, spa area and facilities for events and meetings.
The company continues to grow in Latin America, a strategic growth markets in which currently it currently operates 63 hotels in 12 countries with more than 21,000 rooms, with another 15 hotels pending opening in Brazil, Chile, Peru, Venezuela, Cuba and Costa Rica.
About Melia Hotels International
Founded in 1956 in Palma de Mallorca (Spain), Meliá Hotels International is one of the largest hotel companies worldwide as well as the absolute leader within the Spanish market, with more than 370 hotels (current portfolio and pipeline) throughout more than 40 countries and 4 continents under the brands: Gran Meliá, Meliá Hotels & Resorts, Paradisus Resorts, ME by Meliá, INNSIDE by Meliá, Tryp by Wyndham and Sol Hoteles. The strategic focus on international growth has allowed Meliá Hotels International to be the first Spanish hotel company with presence in key markets such as China, the Arabian Gulf or the US, as well as maintaining its leadership in traditional markets such as Europe, Latin America or the Caribbean. Its high degree of globalization, a diversified business model, the consistent growth plan supported by strategic alliances with major investors and its commitment to responsible tourism are the major strengths of Meliá Hotels International, being the Spanish Hotel leader in Corporate Reputation (Merco Ranking) and one of the most attractive to work worldwide.