Robert’s appointment will help MEININGER’s deliver its objective of establishing a presence in all key cities in the UK including London, Manchester and Edinburgh. MEININGER hotels currently operates 16 hotels in 10 European cities.
Robert Seeley is a founding director of RSR Properties, a real estate investment advisory firm focused on the UK, where he has been instrumental in identifying hotel development opportunities for leading European hotel brands in the budget sectors, as well as seeking transactions for clients in the UK retail sector.
Prior to launching RSR Properties, Robert worked as a Senior Acquisitions Manager for Sainsbury’s Supermarkets Limited. Reporting to the main board, Robert’s team was responsible for delivering 50 new stores a year. Prior to that he headed up a regional property team for Tesco.
Robert is a Chartered Surveyor with a degree in Real Estate Management from Nottingham Trent University.
Navneet Bali, CEO of MEININGER hotels, said: “We are delighted to welcome Robert to MEININGER. With his extensive expertise in real estate development, he will provide a valuable contribution in supporting our expansion across the UK.”
About MEININGER Hotels:
MEININGER is a wholly owned subsidiary of Holidaybreak Ltd, the European education & leisure specialist activity travel group. Holidaybreak Ltd is is a part of Cox & Kings Ltd. Cox & Kings Ltd is listed on The National Stock Exchange and Bombay Stock Exchange in India and also on Luxembourg Stock Exchange.
Founded in 1999 MEININGER currently operates 7023 beds and 2093 rooms in 16 hotels in 10 European Cities. The unique hybrid concept of MEININGER is based upon combining the service and comfort of a hotel with the uncomplicated nature of a hostel: top locations, high-quality amenities, flexible room structure and reasonable prices. MEININGER is ideally positioned to accomodate business travellers, individual guests, families, school trips & tour groups.