Another win for Atana!

Atana Musandam Resort Wins Hospitality Project of the Year Awards The Atana Musandam Resort, has won the ‘Hospitality Project of the Year’ award at the Construction Week Oman Awards that took place at the Grand Hyatt Muscat recently. The multi-award winning resort was also shortlisted in the Sustainable Project of the Year category. The‘Hospitality Project of the Year’ award recognition adds to the growing number of awards and accolades received by the resort since its soft opening in 2014


Nurturing Young Minds!

Orsini SPI recently participated in a career fair hosted by the Emirates Hospitality Academy. The Academy’s students and recent graduates were given the opportunity to meet with potential employers for internships and permanent job prospects. As a first time participant, Orsini SPI’s, Director, Manesh Balani feels “Recruitment fairs are a great platform to foster upcoming talent. Given the right opportunity, they can prove to be a valuable asset to any organisation”.


Look Who's Talking!

Orsini SPI’s Director, Manesh Balani moderated a panel discussion at the recently concluded Hotelier Procurement Summit held at the Ritz Carlton DIFC. Manesh led the discussion on the hotly debated topic of integrating procurement and finance. Speaking on the subject, Manesh agreed that it is imperative that Procurement and Finance work in synergy for any business. However, he strongly advocates the belief that procurement should be a stand-alone department, using its sourcing and negotiation expertise to ensure cost efficiencies that feed into the overall financial robustness of an organization.


Orsini SPI Procures for Park Inn Kigali

Orsini SPI, one of the region’s prominent hospitality procurement, sourcing and installation companies has been appointed by Hotel Vision Limited to furnish and equip Rezidor’s Park Inn Hotel in Kigali, Rwanda. The 161-room project is expected to open in mid-2015 and will reinforce Orsini SPI’s reputation as a regional end-to end hospitality procurement service provider for FF&E and OS&E requirements in Africa and the Middle East. Orsini SPI’s Director, Manesh Balani spoke of the company’s delight at being chosen for the project. “We are excited to be working on our second property in Kigali with Rezidor; our first being the Kigali Convention Centre which will operate under Rezidor’s Radisson Blu brand. We hope this new collaboration will lead to further opportunities across Africa”.


Staying Connected

The Orsini SPI team recently attended a networking event for Procurement professionals of the hospitality industry. This bimonthly event organized by Hospitality Business Middle East, one of the region’s leading hospitality publications offers industry peers a dynamic platform to interact and stay abreast of news and trends in the market. Seen mingling with the guests at the event are our very own, Manesh Balani (Director) and Nalini Dev (Procurement Coordinator).


Age of the Machine

As part of Orsini SPI’s ongoing product knowledge development initiative, the team visited Lever Electric, a partner supplying cleaning machines on our OS&E projects. The team was introduced to a range of cleaning equipment in a variety of shapes and sizes. Multi-tasking machines are the need of the day, offering hotels the ease and ability to maintain the highest hygiene standards. A quick and efficient repair service are equally important and provided free of charge by Lever Electric. It is these additional features that the Orsini SPI team looks for when sourcing partners, as it successively enables us to offer our clients more cost effective solutions. 


Roundtable Discussions

Re-inventing the wheel.

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Orsini SPI launch as new company to service region's rapidly growing hotel market

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