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WELCOME TO ZEUS INTERNATIONAL

ZEUS International is a forward-thinking Hotel Management firm providing hotel management services and delivering asset restructuring assignments to independent multi-branded hotels and resorts, through innovative operating concepts and market opportunity assessments.

The Hotel Management and advisory services offered by ZEUS International include owner representation, hotel pre-opening and management, operations audits and consulting, turnaround management, brand selection, profit improvement plans as well as various programs focused on the relationship between customer retention, customer satisfaction and image.

Through a diverse team of executives who transform vision into reality, the company delivers operating models customized to the needs of its clients and the specific marketplace.
With current offices in Athens, Milan, Bucharest, Nicosia and Sofia, ZEUS International is established as one of the leading hotel management companies within Greece, and with reach across Italy, Cyprus, and Romania. Operating more than 3,500 rooms in 22 hotels, driving top-line revenues in all segments to achieve optimum profitability, ZEUS International expansion plan is to grow within Europe with several properties planned to open at the end of 2021 and within the first quarter of 2022. Further new projects are in the pipeline confirming the company’s vision to have a ZEUS International developed and managed property in every major city and destination throughout Western and Eastern Europe within the next five years.

The current portfolio of key partnerships includes projects with key funds and companies being; Bain Capital, Invel Real Estate Partners, B2K Capital, Viohalco Group, as well as cooperation with some of the world’s most known hotel brands such as Radisson Hotels, Hilton Hotels and Wyndham Hotels.

ZEUS International’s affiliated companies Xenium and Cornerstone cover advisory and hospitality development services such as financial analysis and refinancing of hospitality projects, feasibility studies, investments analyses, project management, master planning and developments design, procurement, renovations and new construction of hospitality developments. Through Xenium and Cornerstone, ZEUS International delivers to hospitality investors, a performance-driven One-Stop-Shop service based on a Turn-Key principle.

Some of the recent awards ZEUS International is proud of, include; “Diamonds of the Greek Economy Award 2020”, “Greek Business Champion Award 2019”, Greek Hospitality Golden Award for “Best Greek Hotel Management Strategy 2019”, Tourism Awards, Silver in “Strategy & Innovation 2019”, Greek Hospitality Awards, Silver Award as “Best Greek Hotel Management Strategy 2020”.

OUR HISTORY

“ZEUS International” was founded in 2014 by President and CEO Mr. Haris Siganos, who has been active in the tourism industry for over 20 years, as a senior executive in leading hotel brands in Greece and abroad.

Mr. Siganos has been successfully active since 2013, in the field of Consulting, Advisory and Hotel Management in Romania, Bulgaria and Cyprus appointed from institutional investors, some of which hotels are still managed by the company. The primary goal of ZEUS International is the consolidation in tourism hotel businesses, through consulting activity, hotel design & development or integrated management, with management contracts in the hotel units, to increase business profitability and to maximize the guest satisfaction.

The main concern of the company was to create and maintain substantial and long-term collaborations, through values and culture, aiming to create happy and satisfied customers, by offering them high-quality services. ZEUS International has laid the groundwork for jobs in the tourism industry, hoping that people who follow its footsteps will become an integral part of the whole.

ZEUS International started its first partnership with the American Global Hotel Group, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, creating a strategic development and consolidation plan in Greece, the Balkans, Cyprus and Italy. Having already established a strategic partnership with the Wyndham Hotel Group, it has entered into a second possible partnership in Italy, initially with the global American group Hilton as a “white flag operator” approved by Hilton International. Furthermore, ZEUS International has recently started further franchise cooperation with another large international hotel chain, «Radisson».

ZEUS International today is a dynamic, rapidly evolving hotel chain with a successful range of services in the field of hotel services and organization. The company, through experienced executives, share a common goal and vision, offering tailored innovative solutions, specific to the needs of the customers. Within 6 years, “ZEUS International” has established itself as one of the leading hotel companies in Greece and has expanded its activities in Italy, Cyprus, Bulgaria and Romania. Currently, there are more than 3,200 rooms in 22 hotels under Management and there is a long pipeline for continued growth. The ZEUS International Group has the highest growth in the bottom-line performance in the history of Greek Hospitality.

The Group’s success is dependent on measurable results in revenue performance, market penetration, guest satisfaction, cost management and profitability.

ZEUS International team includes all the key components of an effective, customer-guided approach, designed to maximize market share from all sources of demand, revenue and overall return on investment. Each hotel undergoes a custom strategy and planning in all its functions such as Sales, Marketing, Food & Beverage, Human Resources and Finance.

Our employees are the most important asset, constituting the cornerstone of our success. Our commitment to providing a positive, productive environment is so critical that it is one of our core values: Make this a great place to work.

Our Vision

“Building value through happy associates and satisfied guests”

Brand Promise

With an unrivalled team of executives united behind a single vision, our company can deliver innovative solutions optimized for the needs of its clients and the market. In the space of just 5 years, it has established itself as one of the top hotel companies in Greece and has expanded its operations to Italy, Cyprus and Romania. It currently services more than 2,000 rooms in 15 hotels with a further 10 hotels and 1,300 rooms in the pipeline.

Mission

Our mission is to provide outstanding hospitality. As a business company, we feel compelled to play our role with a spirit of innovation and economic efficiency. For us, hospitality is by the constant effort to raise the standards of services we provide to our Guests.

Welcome to our passion, hospitality.

  • Offer top-quality services to our guests by building unique products and experiences.
  • Have fun, exciting, and intriguing workplaces, with associates wearing genuine and warm-hearted smiles on their faces.
  • Examine the best value and realize the potential of assets under our management while delivering on our promise of value creation to all stakeholders.

Values

  • Customer Commitment: We develop relationships that make a positive difference in our customers’ lives.
  • Quality: We provide an outstanding and unsurpassed service that delivers premium value to our customers.
  • Integrity: We uphold the highest standards of integrity in all of our actions.
  • Teamwork & passion: The experience of more than 1500 people working together, across boundaries with passion, to meet the needs of our customers on a common project
  • Respect for People: We value our people, encourage their development and reward their performance.
  • A Will to Win: We exhibit a strong will to win in the marketplace and every aspect of our business.
  • Personal Accountability: We are personally accountable for delivering on our commitments.
  • Innovation: We are open to change. We work hard and constantly evolve by staying current and informed, expanding our knowledge and studying. We adapt our strategy to market changes, taking charge of the future.
  • Planning: For us, a goal without a plan is just a wish. Whenever we commit a project, we focus on the result asking what the purpose is of every effort, of every task, of every investment.

Milestones

2015

01/01/2015

ZEUS International takes over the management of three hotels in Bulgaria with a mandate to turn them around

01/09/2020

ZEUS International enters the Romanian market, taking over three hotels in Bucharest with a turnaround mandate

2016

09/03/2016

ZEUS International successfully concludes the lease negotiations for the hotel now known as Wyndham Grand Athens

01/06/2016

Construction commences at the soon-to-be Wyndham Grand Athens

01/08/2016

The three Bulgarian hotels are successfully sold to a 3rd party

01/11/2016

ZEUS International leases the Royal Blue Hotel in Paphos, Cyprus

01/12/2016

The Wyndham Grand Athens Opens its doors; it is ZEUS International’s first hotel in Athens

2017

28/02/2017

ZEUS enters as the turn-around manager of Poseidon Loutraki Resort, now known as the Ramada Loutraki and Wyndham Loutraki

2018

01/01/2018

The Dolce Attica Riviera, the Ramada Attica Riviera, and the K29 serviced apartments hotel become part of ZEUS International

01/03/2018

ZEUS International enters into a Management Agreement for the Hilton Garden Inn Malpensa in Milan, Italy

20/04/2018

The Wyndham Athens Residence opens its doors. ZEUS International is the first to launch this concept for Wyndham worldwide

20/10/2018

ZEUS International enters into the Mirabello Beach and Village Hotel, rebranding it as the Wyndham Grand Crete Mirabello Bay for the 2019 season onwards

2019

06/08/2019

ZEUS International starts managing two hotels in Italy (Park Hotel Mondovi, Savoia Palace)

01/12/2019

ZEUS International enters into management agreement for four hotels in Italy (Principe di Lazise, Conference Hotel Florentia, Hotel Midas, Grand Hotel Savoia)

31/10/2019

ZEUS’ Wyndham Grand Crete Mirabello Bay is awarded as the Top Mediterranean Resort (currently in operation) Award at the MR&H 2019

2021

23/03/2021

Zeus International successfully acquires three hotels in Bucharest, Romania (Venezia, Opera and Central hotels)

ZEUS International
at a Glance

Specialists in hospitality turn-around management

22 Hotels
3,200 rooms
50% of rooms are 5-star
5 countries
5 hotels in the pipeline
1500+ employees around the globe

Affiliated Companies

Xenium Advisors is a specialist advisory firm focused on the Hospitality sector, that was known as I.H.A.S. (International Hospitality & Advisory Services) until recently. The company is based in Greece with offices in Italy and Romania, while operating across South-Eastern Europe. Our team combines a unique blend seasoned experts in hotel operations with rich technical, investment and finance expertise that enables us to provide a broad spectrum of advice and support to hotel owners, operators, investors, developers, financiers and loan servicers.

www.xenium-advisors.com

Cronus Developments is specialized in hospitality developments from the point of initial concept, through development and/or fabrication, to the point that operations or asset management begins. As project management consultants we are experienced with many types of Hospitality products as Hotels, Extended stay residences, villas and serviced apartments, as well as specialized management of creative conception, permitting and operating licensing, and other specialized services.

www.cronusdevelopments.com

Hospitality Partners

The appropriate brand for each hotel is either chosen from the international hotel brands we co-operate with or is conceptually created under the ZEUS International label. ZEUS International currently has a strategic partnership with the Wyndham Group, the Hilton Worldwide, the Radisson Hotel Group. ZEUS International is in active discussions to enter in further franchise cooperation with other major international hotel brands.

The Wyndham Hotel Group comprises of more than 9,000 hotels under 21 brands, including Wyndham Grand, Dolce Hotels & Resorts, Ramada, Esplendor Boutique Hotels, Wingate, Baymont and Howard Johnson, spanning more than 75 countries in six continents and competing in brand markets ranging from economy to upscale.

ZEUS International and Wyndham Hotel Group have a white-flag operator agreement for Greece, Cyprus, Bulgaria, and Romania with the aim to develop at least 20 hotels in the next 10 years. In Greece, ZEUS International currently operates 7 hotels under the Wyndham brands (Wyndham Grand, Dolce and Ramada). This cooperation includes several firsts for the Wyndham Group – the Dolce Attica Riviera is the first Dolce hotel worldwide to be franchised and not managed directly by the Wyndham Hotel Group. In 2018 ZEUS International introduced the first-ever Wyndham Residences concept, envisaged and developed wholly in-house by ZEUS International. Following in 2019 ZEUS International reintroduced the Mirabello Beach & Village resort in Crete under the Wyndham Grand brand, the first Wyndham hotel on a Greek island.

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. portfolio includes 5,757 properties (including timeshare properties) in 113 countries and territories, under 15 brands across different market segments, including Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Curio, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites Hotels, and Hilton Garden Inn.

ZEUS International started a cooperation with Hilton Worldwide in 2019, as a franchise partner of the Hilton Garden Inn at Malpensa, Milan. Our aim is to expand this cooperation with further franchise agreements under the Hilton brands.

Radisson Hotel Group is one of the world’s largest and most dynamic hotel groups, with seven distinctive hotel brands with more than 1,100 hotels in destinations around the world. Our portfolio of hotel brands includes Radisson Collection, Radisson Blu, Radisson, Radisson RED, Park Plaza, Park Inn by Radisson and Country Inn & Suites by Radisson.

Radisson Hotels’ highest priority is the health, safety & security of our guests, employees and business partners worldwide.

Strategic Partners

Awards

At ZEUS International, we are proud to have received a variety of awards and accolades through the years! Hotel management, high-quality services, guest satisfaction, hotel design and architecture are some of the distinctions, categories for which ZEUS International is awarded and acclaimed for every year. Some of the most recent awards are presented below.

ZEUS International and the hotels it manages were awarded with 2 Gold and 3 Silver Awards at the Greek Hospitality Awards 2020 organized for the 6th consecutive year by ethosEVENTS. Specifically, the hotels Dolce Athens Attica Riviera in Vravrona and Wyndham Athens Residence in Athens won 2 Gold Awards in the categories “Best Greek Mice Resort” and “Best Greek Apartment City Hotel” respectively. In addition, the hotels Wyndham Grand Athens in Athens and Wyndham Grand Crete Mirabello in Crete were awarded the Silver Award in the categories “Best Greek Business City Hotel” and “Best Greek New Resort” respectively. Lastly, ZEUS International was awarded with the “Best Greek Hotel Management Strategy” Silver Award.

The Greek Hospitality Awards 2020 were held with the support of the Ministry of Tourism and were organized for the 6th consecutive year by ethosEVENTS.

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