|Founder||William (Bill) E. Heinecke|
Number of locations
|537 Hotels and Serviced Suites|
|55 countries across Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Africa, the Indian Ocean, Europe, and South America|
|William Heinecke, Chairman & CEO, Minor Corporation; Dillip Rajakarier, Group CEO, Minor International|
|Brands||Anantara, Avani, Tivoli, Oaks, Elewana, NH Hotels, NH Collection, nhow|
|Owner||William (Bill) E. Heinecke|
Number of employees
|Parent||Minor International (MINT)|
Minor Hotels is a international hotel owner, operator and investor from Bangkok, Thailand with more than 550 hotels in 55 countries across Asia-Pacific, the Middle East, Africa, the Indian Ocean, Europe and the Americas. The hotel group operates as a subsidiary of Minor International PCL, one of the largest hospitality and leisure companies in the Asia Pacific region. The group operates hotels under the brands of Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas, Avani Hotels & Resorts, NH Hotels, NH Collection, nhow Hotels, Tivoli Hotels & Resorts, Oaks Hotels & Resorts and Elewana Collection.
American-born Thai businessman William Heinecke founded the hotel group in 1978 with opening of the Royal Garden Resort in Pattaya (later rebranded as the Pattaya Marriott Resort & Spa).
The first property of the group's brand, Anantara Hotels, Resorts, & Spas, opened in the Thai seaside town of Hua Hin in 2001.
The brand celebrated its 20th anniversary on 4th March 2021 and has more than 40 hotels and resorts across Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Indian Ocean and Europe. (22)
In 2018, Minor acquired NH Hotel Group comprising some 380 hotels, mostly in Europe and Latin America. 
Anantara was founded in 2001 with the first luxury property in Thailand's seaside town of Hua Hin. Today, the operational portfolio includes more than 40 properties globally in Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Mozambique, Oman, Portugal, Qatar, Spain, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Italy, Vietnam and Zambia.
The sister brand of Anantara, Avani Hotels & Resorts, was launched in 2011, and operate more than 30 properties in Australia, Botswana, Cambodia, Indonesia, Korea, Laos, Lesotho, Malaysia, Mozambique, Namibia, New Zealand, Portugal, Seychelles, Sri Lanka, Thailand, the United Arab Emirates, Vietnam and Zambia.
Minor Hotels completed its takeover of Australian based Oaks Hotels and Resorts, Ltd in 2011. Oaks comprises more than 60 properties in Australia, New Zealand, the United Arab Emirates and Qatar. Minor Hotels now controls 54 percent of the Australian-based chain.
In 2016, Portugal saw its largest ever hotel deal when Minor Hotel Group acquired Tivoli Hotels & Resorts, a hotel chain that owns 16 properties across Portugal, Brazil and Qatar. The acquisition, which marked Minor Hotel’s entry into Europe and Latin America, totaled €294.2 million.
The Elewana Collection of 16 boutique lodges, camps and hotels is in Kenya and Tanzania..
Minor Hotels acquired a 94.1% stake of NH Hotel Group during the last quarter of 2018. 
Under three brands, that range from mid to high end (NH Hotels, NH Collection and nhow), it operates over 360 hotels in 30 countries, primarily in Europe and South America. In August 2020, Minor Hotels announced the introduction of the NH Collection brand into the Australian market, with a newbuild Sydney CBD property set to rise on Wentworth Street, opening to guests in 2023.
Corbin & King is the owner of The Wolseley, the company is in turn owned by Minor Hotels. Jeremy King is the co-founder of Corbin & King (C&K). The winning auction bid by Minor Hotels was £60 million ($78.8m), resulting in end of Jeremy King's ownership.