Kevork Deldelian has been appointed by Millennium Hotels & Resorts to the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for the Middle East and Africa region.

Deldelian was promoted from the position Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the group for the same region, a position he had occupied since March 2017.

He has been instrumental in implementing several strategies to enhance productivity throughout all its divisions to maximise revenues.

Speaking about his appointment, Ali Hamad Lakhraim Alzaabi, president of Millennium Hotels & Resorts, Middle East and Africa, said: “Kevork has efficiently managed the company’s operations since 2017 and has ensured ongoing success to the business. It is my pleasure to announce his promotion where he will be stepping into a greater role, and I look forward to working with him to continuously evolve Millennium Hotels & Resorts in the Middle East and Africa.”

Deldelian was recognised as one of the top 10 most influential hotel professionals in the 2019 edition of the Hotelier Middle East Power 50, the only list that recognises and celebrates the top 50 most influential hotel professionals in the Middle East hospitality industry.

“I am honoured to receive this promotion. I look forward to growing the company portfolio, building on its success and reinforce its position as the fastest-growing hotel management companies in the region that caters to the needs of all travellers,” Deldelian said.


Niyi David

‘Niyi David is a travel writer/photographer and Editor-in-Chief at More Cream Than Coffee. Previously, he worked at Afro Tourism West Africa Ltd as a travel writer, and was Head of Media and C.O.O. before leaving in May 2018. Prior to that he had worked as scriptwriter on some major media projects in Nigeria, such as 'Peak Talent Show' and the Ford Foundation sponsored 'Stop Impunity in Nigeria' campaign.