Travel, Tourism & Hospitality

Valor to develop, manage 1750+ keys project in Georgia

Valor Hospitality Partners Middle East, a global full-service hotel management company, has signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the owners of the Petra Sea Resort in Batumi, Georgia.

In the first of its kind agreement in Georgia, Valor Hospitality Partners will be involved with overall development, resort management and facilities management for the entire project to include over 30-40 F&B outlets ranging from small cozy cafes to international franchise brands, two lifestyle beaches.

Under the agreement, Valor Hospitality will be the exclusive operating company for all hospitality assets amounting to 1,750+ keys that will include two international branded resorts, branded serviced residences and extended stay apartments. Valor will also offer a full range of facilities management services to the entire development beyond hospitality assets.

The mixed-use development nestled on the Black Sea coast covers 20 hectares and will be an upscale lifestyle project comprising of branded hotels, branded serviced apartments and branded and non-branded residential units, with a wide variety of lifestyle Food and Beverage outlets, leisure and wellness facilities as well as retail spaces.

Surrounded by an oasis of palm trees and lavish flora and fauna the master development will offer breathtaking views of the Black Sea. Petra Sea Resort is just 29 km from Batumi airport and 15km from the centre of Batumi, the vibrant capital of the Adjara region.

Diversified wellness and fitness facilities will offer state of the art options offering globally branded programmes alongside Yoga, Pilates and other holistic trainings. Yacht mooring facilities will ensure seaside living is optimised.

"Valor Hospitality  has long pursued opportunities in the Central Asia region , and we are thrilled to be expanding beyond our projects in Uzbekistan to now include Georgia,” said Julien Bergue, Co-founder and Managing Partner for Valor Hospitality Partners Middle East & CIS.

“With the nature and size of this development, we’ll be opening an office in Georgia to ensure that our full service package is available through our trusted and highly experienced partners and team on the ground. The local team is strongly supported across specialist areas like Restaurants & Bars, Sales, Marketing, Revenue Management, Distribution, Customer Experience, Sustainability, PR, and specialist operations from our team based in Dubai, UAE” added Bergue.

Tinatin Klandarishvili, from Petra Sea Resort LLC said: “With this project, Adjara is going to experience a massive expansion as a travel destination in services and opportunities, and we’re incredibly proud of the vision this development will realise for the Adjara region. Having worked for many months to research and review how Valor Hospitality Partners undertake and operate their projects, we are excited to partner with Valor on this ground breaking project that will transform and revitalise Batumi.” – TradeArabia News Service