Egypt heads the Africa hotel development top ten with more than 15,000 rooms in the pipeline

Egypt heads the Africa hotel development top ten with more than 15,000 rooms in the pipeline

The four countries head the top ten by numbers of rooms in the internationally-branded hotel development pipeline, with Egypt showing 15,158 rooms in 51 new hotels.

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Hilton announces Motto by Hilton, a new affordable brand in its portfolio

Hilton announces Motto by Hilton, a new affordable brand in its portfolio

This brand will be made up of a curated portfolio of hotels in the most desirable urban destinations throughout Europe, the Americas, the Middle East and Asia Pacific.

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Park Inn by Radisson and Radisson RED exploring opportunities in Lebanon

Park Inn by Radisson and Radisson RED exploring opportunities in Lebanon

Although a relatively small market facing political instability, Lebanon offers unique investment opportunities in establishing new hotel concepts that would cater to various untapped segments.

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Preferred Hotels & Resorts to expand its presence in the MENA region

Preferred Hotels & Resorts to expand its presence in the MENA region

Morocco, Egypt and Saudi Arabia are burgeoning markets that the chain looks forward to grow within.

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Emaar Hospitality Group’s Olivier Harnisch highlights his operational strategy

Emaar Hospitality Group’s Olivier Harnisch highlights his operational strategy

It is important to develop brands that meet the diverse spectrum of needs and aspirations of travelers.

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Rotana’s Omer Kaddouri reveals his key focus markets

Rotana’s Omer Kaddouri reveals his key focus markets

The region continues to maintain its position as a well-rounded destination with something to suit all visitors.

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Movenpick’s Marc Descorzaille discusses key factors to consider when assessing a hotel’s performance

Movenpick’s Marc Descorzaille discusses key factors to consider when assessing a hotel’s performance

We focus on growth markets where we have development experience and strong business and guest relationships.

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Louvre Hotels’ Amine Moukarzel highlights the global shift impacting the MENA region

Louvre Hotels’ Amine Moukarzel highlights the global shift impacting the MENA region

Challenges are numerous as we progress in certain cities with new projects whereby the cost of construction is key.

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Kempinski’s Henk Meyknecht expects to see long-term growth, particularly in the luxury segment

Kempinski’s Henk Meyknecht expects to see long-term growth, particularly in the luxury segment

We expect to see further activity in the luxury segment as a result of expanding strategic interests and global business outreach efforts of many markets in the region where we currently operate.

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415 new properties are under development in the Middle East as per STR

415 new properties are under development in the Middle East as per STR

In the Middle East, the UAE leads the projects under development in the region, with a total of 50,000 new rooms under construction.

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