Lowered Room Rates Weigh on the Bottom Line of Melia Hotels in Cuba

14ymedio, Madrid, 1 August 2023 — The drop in the price per room in Cuba in the first half of this year has caused a decrease in the profits that the Meliá hotel obtained in the first half of 2023. Although it is the main international hotel manager on the island and earned 46.1 million … Continue reading “Lowered Room Rates Weigh on the Bottom Line of Melia Hotels in Cuba”

Cuban Medical Services Marketing Company Signs an Alliance with Melia Hotels

14ymedio, Madrid, 7 December 2021 — The Spanish hotel company Meliá has signed an agreement with the Cuban Medical Services Marketing Company to include health “products” in its hotels. In this case, it is not a question of an offer of highly trained specialists in medicine, as Cuba Marketing Company always presumes, but of alternative treatments … Continue reading “Cuban Medical Services Marketing Company Signs an Alliance with Melia Hotels”

Melia Hotels In Seeks Staff For Its Cuban Hotels In Spain / 14ymedio

14ymedio, Havana, 12 January 2016 – The Cuban division of Melia Hotels International opened a recruitment process in Spain this Tuesday, that will run until 5 February. The Spanish company is looking for some twenty professionals in cuisine and hospitality for its facilities in Cuba. Candidates with at least two years experience can apply for … Continue reading “Melia Hotels In Seeks Staff For Its Cuban Hotels In Spain / 14ymedio”

Melia Creates an Import Company to Ensure the ‘High Standard’ of Its Cuban Hotels

 The Spanish firm will manage two new facilities on the Island, in Ciego de Ávila and Matanzas 14ymedio, Havana, 16 May 2024 — The poor results of tourism in Cuba do not seem to deter foreign hotel companies that do business with Havana. Despite the drop in its profits on the Island in recent years, … Continue reading “Melia Creates an Import Company to Ensure the ‘High Standard’ of Its Cuban Hotels”

Melia Creates an Import Company to Ensure the ‘High Standard’ of Its Cuban Hotels

The Spanish firm will manage two new facilities on the Island, in Ciego de Ávila and Matanzas 14ymedio, Havana, 16 May 2024 — The poor results of tourism in Cuba do not seem to deter foreign hotel companies that do business with Havana. Despite the drop in its profits on the Island in recent years, … Continue reading “Melia Creates an Import Company to Ensure the ‘High Standard’ of Its Cuban Hotels”

Melia Abandons the Management of 3 of Its 35 Hotels in Cuba

14ymedio, Havana, 6 March 2021 — The Spanish chain Meliá stopped managing three of its 35 hotels in Cuba in the last months of 2020. According to its latest  economic report, the decision is due to the “scarce commercial opportunities” of the tourist centers and “the operational problems faced over the last few years. ” The … Continue reading “Melia Abandons the Management of 3 of Its 35 Hotels in Cuba”

Melia Plans to Offer Telework Packages at its Hotels in Cuba

14ymedio, Havana, 11 September 2020 — The Spanish hotel company Meliá is planning to launch a new type of accommodation for teleworking, at its hotels in Cuba. The project will be aimed primarily at Canadian customers, the main source market for tourists, according to a company spokesperson speaking to the Spanish newspaper ABC. “The idea is … Continue reading “Melia Plans to Offer Telework Packages at its Hotels in Cuba”

Melia Suffers a Reverse in a Spanish Court Over Its Hotels in Cuba

14ymedio, Havana, July 10, 2020 – The court of Palma (Baleares),which is in charge of the Sánchez Hill family case against the Melía group over the exploitation in Cuba of two hotels, has rejected three petitions from the company, according to Vozpópuli, which revealed on Friday the contents of the resolution approved on July 6. … Continue reading “Melia Suffers a Reverse in a Spanish Court Over Its Hotels in Cuba”

Meliá Reopens Hotels In Varadero Northern Cuban Keys After Hurricane Irma

EFE/14ymedio, Havana, 11 October 2017 — The Spanish group Meliá announced Wednesday that it will reopen eleven hotels in Cuba beginning on October 15, two of them in the resort of Varadero and the rest in the keys of the center-north of the island, areas devastated by Hurricane Irma. “Meliá Cuba announces the reopening of … Continue reading “Meliá Reopens Hotels In Varadero Northern Cuban Keys After Hurricane Irma”

Waste from a Meliá Hotel Contaminates the Beaches and Mangroves of Trinidad, Cuba

 The spill has also caused damage to crayfish, crabs, fish and waterfowl in the area. 14ymedio, Havana, May 25, 2024 — Meliá Trinidad Peninsula, the hotel colossus that accounted for 60% of the construction budget for 2023 in Sancti Spíritus, has caused a significant deterioration of the province’s mangroves in just six months of activity. … Continue reading “Waste from a Meliá Hotel Contaminates the Beaches and Mangroves of Trinidad, Cuba”

An Advisor to the Large Spanish Hotels Asks Cuba To ‘Be More Open’ to Privatization

14ymedio, Havana, December 7, 2023 — The Spanish advisor Francisco Albertí, who has been the financial guru for almost all the large hotel groups in Spain, this Thursday asked the Cuban authorities to allow the companies, “especially Meliá, to be great actors and advisors of the Cuban Government in the tourist recovery,” suggesting, even, that … Continue reading “An Advisor to the Large Spanish Hotels Asks Cuba To ‘Be More Open’ to Privatization”

Melia Is Congratulated for Its Respect for the Environment in an Area of Cuba Destroyed by Tourism

14ymedio, Madrid, September 26, 2023 — The Spanish hotel company Meliá received favorable attention from the official Cuban press on Monday. Reproducing a statement from the company itself on the occasion of the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer, on September 16, the Prensa Latina agency highlighted that “several of the facilities” … Continue reading “Melia Is Congratulated for Its Respect for the Environment in an Area of Cuba Destroyed by Tourism”

The Spanish Melia Opens a Luxury Hotel in the Building of the Extinct Petroleum Union in Havana

14ymedio, Juan Diego Rodríguez, Havana, 6 July 2023 — A room costs between 295 and 383 euros a night this month at the new INNSiDE Habana Catedral hotel, inaugurated last Saturday by the Spanish group Meliá in Old Havana. If the traveler prefers the “Townhouse Suite,” with 560 square feet, king size bed and view … Continue reading “The Spanish Melia Opens a Luxury Hotel in the Building of the Extinct Petroleum Union in Havana”

The Spanish Hotel Melia Company Continues To Bet on Cuba Despite the Bad Tourism Data

14ymedio, Havana, 6 May 2023 — With the opening of four new facilities in Havana and Holguín, the Spanish hotel company Meliá aspires to regain its prominence on the Island. During the International Tourism Fair (FitCuba) held this week in the Morro-Cabaña complex of the capital, the executive vice president of the Cuban division of … Continue reading “The Spanish Hotel Melia Company Continues To Bet on Cuba Despite the Bad Tourism Data”

The Hotel Company Melia Achieves Another Success in its Lawsuit for the Use of Confiscated Land in Cuba

14ymedio, Madrid, 2 February 2023 — The Spanish court that in May 2021 issued the provisional dismissal of the lawsuit against the hotelier Meliá filed by the Sánchez-Hill family, for the exploitation of its land in Cuba confiscated by the Cuban government, has dismissed the case for the second time. The head of the Court … Continue reading “The Hotel Company Melia Achieves Another Success in its Lawsuit for the Use of Confiscated Land in Cuba”