Strategic master plans and reforms point to a growing appetite for hospitality investment and development across the GCC, bringing opportunities to benefit from attractive returns and contribute to the growth and diversification of regional economies. Hala Matar Choufany, president, HVS Middle East, Africa and South Asia, maps out the openings and challenges, and crunches the numbers.
HVS publication In Focus Singapore 2023 provides an overview of Singapore’s economic outlook, infrastructure development, tourism landscape and hotel market performance, hotel transactions and investment in 2022, COVID-19 situation and outlook.
Following the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, Milwaukee is positioning itself as a sought-after destination for major events and continued economic growth. With a strong lineup of events, including the Republic National Convention in 2024, and ongoing developments in the city, Milwaukee's hotel market is set for a prosperous future.
Jordan has become a popular travel destination in the Middle East. It was ranked the sixth Arab country in the 2022 Travel and Tourism Development Index and listed within the top 10 tourist destinations in 2023 by the US Tour Operator Association. Maria Quintero, HVS’ associate – consulting and valuation, provides insights into Jordan’s success and the factors that make it an appealing choice for travelers worldwide.
The Eagle Ford Shale, America's second-largest shale field, has faced rising costs, a frenzy of mergers and acquisitions, and recessionary concerns since late 2022. Nevertheless, natural gas and oil production, as well as hotel performance and transactions, have increased in the market.
Over the past decade, the GCC region has transformed from a business destination to an experiential one, evidenced by an increase in international arrivals, private investments and government visions, initiatives and developments. Hala Matar Choufany, president for HVS Middle East, Africa and South Asia, and managing partner of HVS Dubai, outlines the market developments and what’s on the horizon.
This report highlights the key trends in the Indian hospitality industry in 2022 along with the sector performance metrics, brand signings, and brand openings during the year. It also provides our outlook for the sector for 2023.