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A new chapter in the region’s growth story

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.

In Focus: Singapore

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.

Jordan’s soaring tourism sector

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.

USD 1 trillion KSA development pipeline reinforces Vision 2030’s ambitious goals

Hala Matar Choufany, President of Middle East, Africa, and South Asia for HVS, together with Turab Saleem, Head of Tourism and Hospitality at Knight Frank, contributed to the article on the future of tourism in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Significant Changes and Transformative Projects Coming to Syracuse

While the Syracuse market has been fairly stable over the past several decades, major transformational projects, including Micron Technology’s $100-billion computer chip plant, should reshape the market and have a notable impact on area hotels.

Bahrain: The Ultimate Escape Destination

Hala Matar Choufany, president for the Middle East, Africa, and South Asia at HVS, defines Bahrain’s hospitality scene and details what makes it the ultimate tourism destination.

Sustainable Business Travel: Our Partnership for a Greener Future

If we want to avoid the most severe effects of climate change, the world must halve carbon emissions by 2030. At HVS, travel is an essential component of what we do, and carbon emissions are inevitable. But we are highly committed to reducing our carbon footprint.

Morocco More Than Meets the Eye

With its unique culture, landscapes and culinary riches, Morocco is among the world's most enchanting countries. Hala Matar Choufany, president for the Middle East, Africa and South Asia at HVS, describes the hospitality scene in the North African jewel and what makes it such an intriguing tourism destination.

Third Party Hotel Management on the Rise

In the lead up to their participation at the Future Hospitality Summit (FHS) in Dubai in September, 2022, Hala Matar Choufany, President Middle East, Africa and South Asia for HVS, and Bani Haddad, Founder & Managing Director of Aleph Hospitality caught up to discuss how third party management has evolved over the years with a focus on the Middle East and Africa.

How Major Sporting Events are Spurring Growth in the GCC

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.