HotelsPro, part of MetGlobal group of companies and the leading global provider of travel and hospitality solutions, today announced the expansion of its business into the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
The company has opened a new office in Dubai on January 25, 2015 and George Marsellos has been appointed as Director of Business Development to head up the operation.
“I am very excited to join HotelsPro, a company that has been doing so well globally. My goal and ambition is to provide local service to our loyal partners in the region and also to expand HotelsPro’s business in terms of revenue and brand recognition. We are also looking to increase our locally sourced inventory to 500 hotels in the next two years.” said Mr. Marsellos.
Headquartered in Istanbul, Turkey, HotelsPro now has a global footprint of 3 offices in New York, Istanbul and Dubai, employing a staff of over 400 people and serving more than 18,000 travel companies around the globe.
The Dubai office has been created to provide local support for HotelsPro’s existing partners in the MEA region and Indian sub content as well as to pursue new opportunities and develop a retail presence in the Middle East.
HotelsPro will be relocating several members of their Istanbul operations team to help launch the Dubai office, as well as recruiting new team members from the area. The commercial and support teams for the region will also be based in Dubai along with the operations team and finance team members.
HotelsPro’s Managing Director Mustafa Korkmaz comments; “Our investment in this new office recognizes the size and opportunity the Middle East holds. Our existing endeavors in the region and the potential to grow further make this the perfect time for us to settle in the UAE. We are pleased to welcome Mr. George Marsellos and we are very excited about what the future holds for HotelsPro in the Middle East.”
The new office is located in the heart of New Dubai at “Jumeirah Lake Towers” development on the iconic Saba Tower.