VICTORIA HOTELS & RESORTS
VICTORIA HOTELS & RESORTS is a company founded in 2021 by Bankinter Investments, Meliá Hotels International and GMA Capital. Through its subsidiary GMA Corporate, Victoria acts as manager of the vehicle.
- The company is formed by 8 assets in prime location, totaling 1,789 rooms and suites and an asset value that will reach 400 million euros once investments and repositioning projects have been undertaken.
- The portfolio is comprised of vacation and urban hotels in consolidated first-class destinations and operated entirely by Meliá Hotels International under management contracts.
- The entire portfolio is being refurbished in a sustainable manner, including investments aimed at eliminating carbon footprint, as well as improving energy efficiency.
MISSION AND STRATEGY
At Victoria Hotels & Resorts we are passionate about the work we do and we are steadfast in our commitment to our stakeholders. The constant pursuit of excellence in everything we do drives us to succeed and improve through innovation and perseverance.
We support and empower each other as a team, embracing diversity of opinions and backgrounds. We are considerate in our interactions with others and know that strong, caring relationships are at the core of our industry.
Our strategy is to create value in our portfolio of assets by transforming them, thereby gaining a higher category repositioning to meet the needs of the most discerning travelers.
The excellent locations of our hotels give them a competitive advantage over the rest of the competitors in their corresponding destinations, which, together with the implementation of the meticulously planned technical and aesthetic interventions, will allow them to considerably increase the value of the portfolio. All this, together with the implementation of Asset Management strategies aimed at maximizing the performance of each of the assets individually, will enable our shareholders to obtain the expected returns.
About Bankinter and Bankinter Investment
Bankinter, Spain’s sixth largest and most profitable bank in the Ibex, has promoted VStudent through its Investment Banking area, Bankinter Investment.
The brand has so far launched 16 alternative investment vehicles with committed capital by investors of 3.2 billion euros, which, including project finance, currently represents a portfolio of assets under management of more than 5.8 billion euros, which will exceed 7.8 billion euros once all the vehicles are 100% invested.
For the management of the assets, all the vehicles have followed the model of partnering with an expert company in the investment segment of each fund or socimi, such as renewable energies, the hotel sector, student residences, infrastructure, retail space, logistics, private equity and venture capital.
About Meliá Hotels International
Founded in 1956 in Palma de Mallorca, Meliá Hotels International has more than 380 hotels open or in the process of opening in more than 40 countries under the brands Gran Meliá Hotels & Resorts, Paradisus by Meliá, ME by Meliá, Meliá Hotels & Resorts, INNSiDE by Meliá, Sol by Meliá and TRYP by Wyndham.
The Company is a world leader in the vacation hotel segment and its experience in this field has allowed it to consolidate its position in the growing market of leisure-inspired urban hotels.
Its commitment to responsible tourism has led it to be recognized as the most sustainable hotel company in Spain and Europe in 2020 according to SAM’s latest Corporate Sustainability Assessment, as well as the seventh company in the world (and first in the tourism sector) in sustainable management, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Meliá Hotels International is also part of the IBEX 35 and is the Spanish hotel company with the best corporate reputation (Merco Ranking).
OUR BUSINESS MANAGER - GMA
GMA is an independent real estate asset management firm focused on investments in the hotel industry.
In its more than 20 years of experience in the national and international market, GMA has managed and made investments for itself and for third parties, assuming different roles depending on the type of vehicle, from pure management to investor-manager.
In recent years, the team has participated in more than 400 transactions and in hotel projects worth more than 5 billion euros. It currently manages more than 1 billion euros in assets. Its parent company is GMA Capital, founding partner of ATOM Hoteles SOCIMI and Victoria Hotels & Resorts together with Bankinter.