INTERNATIONAL REPORT—Leva Hotels & Resorts is continuing its expansion across the Middle East, Africa and Europe.
The group has recently signed management agreements for two new hotels in Muscat, Oman and a property in Kampala, Uganda. Building upon its growth momentum, the brand is aggressively exploring further opportunities in Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Nigeria and Tanzania, as well as Europe. It currently has an asset under negotiation in Portugal.
“Despite the challenges, it is important to focus on long-term strategies to proactively target recovery in the hospitality sector,” said JS Anand, founder/CEO, Leva Hotels & Resorts. “At Leva Hotels & Resorts, we are confident that it is only a matter of time before our industry turns around. Therefore, all of us must continue to work together by prioritizing our goals to prepare for a better future. We remain committed to expand our footprint in our target markets offering superior brand standards and exceptional management options to hotel owners with flexible terms tailored for diverse market segments.”
In keeping with the company’s corporate social responsibility, Anand shared plans for contributing to community welfare initiatives in Africa. “We will invest back in the community as well as the development of people who work for us with an aim to improve lives,” he said. “Our goal is to become the strongest and most preferred employer by supporting critical social causes such as building schools, funding medical requirements, providing humanitarian aid and offering educational scholarships for deserving students.”
In addition to its flagship hotel Leva Mazaya Centre in Dubai, the company recently took over the management of two hotels within walking distance to each other in the Madinat Al Sultan Qaboos district, as well as the Emin Pasha Lake View Hotel Residences situated in Muyenga at Tank Hill in Kampala.