May 18, 2024


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Exclusive: Minor Hotels to expand Oaks and Avani under franchise model

As proprietors seem for resilience and stability in an progressively aggressive industry, key lodge teams and lawful professionals are reporting escalating interest in franchising opportunities. Slight Hotels Head of Commercial for Australia and New Zealand, John Thompson, explains why the foreseeable future of franchising is vivid.

Slight Lodges is firmly concentrated on retaining a substantial improvement pipeline, and we see franchising as a pivotal element of the acquisition and expansion technique for the company. Centered on ongoing positive functionality, significantly in regional places in Australia, we are targeting franchise alternatives to extend our Oaks Motels, Resorts and Suites and Avani Hotels and Vacation resort models throughout the region.

We anticipate developing Oaks’ upscale serviced condominium product as well as Avani’s lifestyle presenting with company homeowners in new and existing places across the region. We wish to perform alongside franchise partners to gasoline their efficiency via our strong sales, marketing and advertising, distribution, and procurement features.

Minimal has originally partnered with KPAT, led by Kenneth Wagner, to go two Oaks properties to franchise in January 2023 as effectively as setting up the new Avani Mooloolaba Beach Resort which will operate beneath franchise and is slated to open in early 2025.

We see the foreseeable future for franchising in Australia as very dazzling. With unbiased hotel operators eager to secure and develop their property through partnerships with well-founded lodge operators, we imagine now is the right time to consider our working experience and adaptable partnership agreement to market place and work with partners across the nation to strengthen functionality and provide market leading perception and commercial and operational skills.