Deutsche Hospitality currently has 40 properties in the pipeline
Dubai-based Dnata Representation Services, part of the Dnata Travel Group, has signed a partnership agreement with Deutsche Hospitality to serve as its exclusive representation partner across the GCC.
The news comes as the German hotel group expands its GCC footprint with the recent opening of the Steigenberger Hotel Doha in Qatar; the IntercityHotel Dubai Jaddaf Waterfront in the UAE, and the takeover of the management of the Al Hamra Residences and Al Hamra Village Hotel in Ras Al Khaimah, also in the UAE.
The group’s pipeline includes the IntercityHotel in Muscat, Oman, and a Jaz in the City Hotel in Dubai, UAE.
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Dnata Representation Services provides a comprehensive range of commercial services for hotels and airlines in the GCC and beyond and aims to strengthen Deutsche Hospitality’s brand presence in the GCC market and drive business to its hotels through extensive regional sales and marketing support.
Commenting on the news, Dnata Travel Group divisional senior vice president John Bevan said: “We look forward to bringing in Dnata Representation Services’ regional expertise to support in Deutsche Hospitality’s expansion. A hotel group synonymous with high standards, Deutsche Hospitality is set to cater for the growing need for a range of hotel options across the region from economy to midscale to luxury. We are delighted to become an integral part of its journey.”
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Deutsche Hospitality vice president of sales, Johanna Lamke added: “The Gulf region is one of the most dynamic and fastest-growing markets for us. With Dnata, we have one of the leading suppliers in the region representing us. We look forward to working together to expand the brand presence and commercial activities.”
Deutsche Hospitality operates more than 160 hotels in the Middle East, Asia, Africa and Europe.
For more information, visit www.dnata.com/travel and www.deutschehospitality.com