Luxury on the horizon in KSA

Luxury on the horizon in KSA

Amid the current global pandemic and travel restrictions, Saudi Arabia remains committed to its Vision 2030 and projects are underway to transform its hospitality offering. Hala Matar Choufany, president, Middle East, Africa and South Asia of HVS, shines a bright light on the kingdom’s luxury resorts and what we can expect to see.

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Forecasting the future: the post-pandemic world

Forecasting the future: the post-pandemic world

Hala Matar Choufany, president of the Middle East, Africa and South Asia at HVS, discusses the global situation post Covid-19, the new normal and her vision for Lebanon.

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A close-up look at Cairo

A close-up look at Cairo

Five years after the implementation of comprehensive economic reform, Egypt’s macroeconomic indicators are starting to show sustained improvement. Maximilian Quack, senior manager for the Middle East and Africa at HVS, delves deep into Egypt’s tourism market.

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The changing face of Oman’s hospitality sector

The changing face of Oman’s hospitality sector

Hotel markets in the Middle East, and especially in the GCC, are often thought to share similar characteristics and dynamics, but is this a fair analysis? Hala Matar Choufany, president, Middle East, Africa & South Asia of HVS, takes a closer look at Oman’s hospitality sector and gives her thoughts on what we can expect from the country’s Vision 2040.

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Contributors’ 2021 Expectations

Contributors’ 2021 Expectations

Without a shadow of a doubt, 2020 forced countless companies around the world to rethink their strategies and adapt to new norms. With this in mind, we asked a selection of our contributors what lessons they learned last year and how they foresee the business landscape in 2021.

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Saluting the hospitality industry’s women trailblazers

Saluting the hospitality industry’s women trailblazers

Women are shaking up hospitality like never before, bringing talent, ideas and a can-do attitude to the sector in unprecedented times. Here, thirty professionals who are today disrupting the industry across the region in a big way, share their success stories and offer words of wisdom to those just starting out.

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HVS’ Hala Matar Choufany: Adapting to change is key

HVS’ Hala Matar Choufany: Adapting to change is key

Creating a unique destination that focuses more on an experience rather than the guestroom décor will gain more popularity.

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Hotel valuation index Middle East 2019

Hotel valuation index Middle East 2019

HVS Dubai has released its first issue of the Hotel Valuation Index (HVI) for select markets in the Middle East (ME). The HVS Hotel Valuation Index has established itself as a leading publication in the US, Europe, Africa and Asia for over a decade and are thrilled to share the regional HVI, which provides further insight on regional values and investment opportunities

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35 Influential Women in Hospitality

35 Influential Women in Hospitality

HN shines a spotlight on 35 of the top female hospitality professionals and entrepreneurs in the Middle East…

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35 Influential Women in Hospitality

35 Influential Women in Hospitality

HN shines a spotlight on 35 of the top female hospitality professionals and entrepreneurs in the Middle East…

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