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