AAA Associates appoints Valor Hospitality Partners to operate mixed-use development in Karachi, Pakistan.
ATLANTA, Oct. 3, 2023 – Industry-leading Valor Hospitality Partners has been named lead operators of a new, multi-use development in Karachi, Pakistan by AAA. The Octa Karachi development consists of 314 commercial, retail and community spaces and will be Valor’s second property in Pakistan. This brings the global brand’s portfolio to more than 6,000 keys—with more than 900 in the Middle East.
Valor Hospitality will oversee the 5-star, international property complete with 114 rooms and suites, an airy lobby, more than 32,000 square feet of banqueting space—including a ballroom and meeting rooms—an ‘Executive Club,’ cigar room, infinity pool, holistic spa and cinema.
“This is a monumental step for Valor as we continue to expand our global portfolio and, with it, our dedication to providing exceptional experiences and guest services around the world,” said Euan McGlashan, global co-founder and CEO of Valor Hospitality. “We’ve learned a lot during our past year in Pakistan and look forward to implementing those practices and embracing the culture in this new endeavor.”
The hotel rooms and residences will be located in the AAA Octa 2 Tower and offer stunning views of Bahria town. Additionally, the property will offer a convenient connectivity to the M9 motorway and dining options will include an all-day restaurant, a cozy bar and 24-hour private dining.
“Since announcing our first property last year in Lahore, Pakistan, we are so pleased to grow our presence in Pakistan further, in the beautiful coastal city of Karachi this time”, said Julien Bergue, co-founder and managing partner of Valor Hospitality Middle East. “We are very fortunate to be trusted by the visionary and forward-thinking owners and partners of AAA Associates to manage their investment. We are confident the development will offer a great lifestyle choice to investors and guests visiting Karachi for business or pleasure,” Bergue concluded.