About Dan Hotels

The Dan Hotels is the most prestigious hotel chain in Israel

 

About Dan Hotels

The Dan Hotels is the most prestigious hotel chain in Israel

 
Overview

about overview

Management:

Chairman of the Board - Michael Federmann.
Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors- Ami Federmann.
CEO- Raffi Sadeh

Market share: 

The Dan Hotels chain comprises 13 hotels, totaling 3,816 rooms. The Israel Ministry of Tourism has rated the majority of the chain's hotels as First Class and the rest as Tourist Class.
Dan Hotels manages and operates five business lounges and a VIP lounge at Ben Gurion Airport , in conjunction with other businesses. The chain also owns and manages the " King David Towers" in Tel Aviv, including apartments and commercial space, and owns a third of the "Haifa, Panorama Mall" commercial center.
Dan Hotels operates two vocational schools (hotel service and culinary school) - the Dan Gourmet Tel Aviv (a joint venture with ORT Israel) and the Dan Gourmet Haifa. 
In addition the Dan Hotels chain is also the parent company of "idit" catering, a company that provides services, amongst others,  to the Israel Defense Forces.

Personnel:

The Dan Hotel Chain employs some 3,500 staff members.

Hotels in the Group: 

In Jerusalem:
King David (237 rooms), Dan Jerusalem (505 rooms), Dan Panorama Jerusalem (292 rooms), Dan Boutique (129 rooms).
In Haifa: 
Dan Carmel (227 rooms), Dan Panorama Haifa (266 rooms).
In Tel Aviv: 
Dan Tel Aviv (280 rooms), Dan Panorama Tel Aviv (476 rooms).
In Eilat: 
Dan Eilat (375 rooms), Dan Panorama Eilat (277 rooms).
In Ashkelon:
Dan Gardens Ashkelon (248 rooms).
In Herzliya-on-the-Sea: 
Dan Accadia (209 rooms). 
In Caesarea: 
Dan Caesarea (114 rooms).

Business Turnover:

Revenue in 2016 - approximately -1.14 billion NIS.
Equity as at 31 December, 2016 about 1,014 million NIS.
Equity as at 31 December, 2012 about 973 million NIS.
Equity as at 31 December, 2011 about 930 million NIS.
Average occupancy in 2013 about 65.5%

Occupancy: 

Tourists made up about 54% of all overnight stays at the Dan Hotel chain in 2013 and the rest were Israeli vacationers.

Marketing and Sales:

Dan Hotels is represented by a New York office handling North American and Canadian Sales and Marketing. Dan Hotels also maintains ties with large agencies and tour operators in Israel and abroad. 
The King David Hotel is represented by the exclusive, world renowned "Leading Hotels of The World" organization.
All other Dan Hotels are represented by Utell. Marketing is planned and executed by the head office in Tel Aviv. In addition, under the direction of the head office, each hotel is responsible for its individual sales. 
McCANN is the advertising agency representing the Dan Hotels. Public relations is handled by Rahav Communications Ltd, Sue Newman is responsible for overseas public relations and Geoffrey Weill and Associates represent the Dan Hotels in North America. 
Dan Hotels operates the 'Call Dan' Central Reservations Center, servicing the public, tour and travel agents and corporate clients.

Business Services:

The Dan Hotels Corporation specializes in answering the special needs of business guests, including clubs, business lounges, and providing today's most advanced technology and equipment.

Company Structure:

Dan Hotels management is headed by the President of the Company who reports to the Board of Directors. The President is assisted by the professional division heads. The divisions are divided as follows: Organization and Human Resources, Finance, Marketing and Sales, Technical Division (construction and renovation), Food and Beverages, Information Technology, Purchasing and Control.

Operation:

Each Dan Hotel is managed as a profit center measured on the basis of its professional and commercial results. The management of the chain, located at 111 Hayarkon Street in Tel Aviv has an effective supervisory network through its professional divisions, ensuring compliance with the standards and objectives that have been set. It obliges the hotels to meet professional standards by means of clear procedures in every professional field, in order to ensure uniformly high service level as well as quality personnel and management. This uniform standard is also achieved through professional instruction and training activities carried out by the Company Training Department and at the 'Dan Gourmet' School. The school assembles all the chain's training programs under one roof and enables each employee and manager to acquire knowledge and skills to better realize his/her professional, leadership and personal potential.