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Forecast of Hotel Performance in GCC Beyond 2020

We raise key concerns and questions that are worth reflecting on to address the complex “new normal” that will govern future investments and operations in our industry. Although COVID-19 has challenged our fundamental forecasting approach that typically relies on predictable market trends and metrics, we share our assumptions pertaining to what the recovery model may look like for select cities in the GCC and the likely impact on EBITDA.

Hospitality in GCC - HVS Hotel Owner and Investor Sentiment - COVID-19

HVS is pleased to share the Hospitality GCC- Hotel Owner & Investor Survey. Despite the challenges and uncertainty, there will be better times and the hospitality and travel market will eventually come out stronger. The future winners are those that will create an ecosystem that is built on ethical principles and promotes a behavior that reflects a good corporate citizenship. Finally a strong risk mitigation approach, flexibility and innovation will remain key traits of successful organization

COVID19- Beyond the Dust

The increasing concern over the COVID-19 implications on the travel and tourism sector coupled with a challenging economic outlook for the GCC region will have a major impact on the recovery of the hotel sector. Although COVID-19 has challenged our fundamental forecasting approach that typically relies on predictable market trends and metrics, we share our assumptions pertaining to what the recovery model may look like for select cities in the GCC and the likely impact on EBITDA.

Interviews with Leaders - Mr. Yazan K. Haddad, CEO of Bahrain Marina Development Company

HVS interviews Mr. Yazan K. Haddad, CEO of Bahrain Marina Development Company, who leads the development of the unique waterfront mixed-use project. Bahrain Marina is expected to become one of the iconic lifestyle destinations in the Kingdom.

Interviews with Leaders - Mr. Ludwig Bouldoukian, Regional VP of Development, Middle East and North Africa - Hyatt Hotels Corporation

Next in the series of Interviews with Leaders is an interview with Mr. Ludwig Bouldoukian, Regional VP of Development, Middle East and North Africa - Hyatt Hotels Corporation.

GCC Countrywide Hotel Performance Indicators

GCC countries have supported and grown inbound tourism in the last 15-20 years. HVS remains confident that accommodated room night demand will grow despite the aggressive development pipeline.

2011 Middle East Hotel Survey - Shifting Sands

The Middle East Hotel Survey 2011 includes 352 hotels and some 93,500 hotel rooms (an increase of 36% on last year) across 52 cities in the Middle East, making it one of the most reliable benchmarking surveys in the region.

Caught in the Crossfire – the Impact of the Recent Uprisings in the Arab World on Regional Hotel Values

This article highlights the impact that the pro-democracy uprisings in countries such as Tunisia, Egypt and Libya have had on the region’s hotels, including dramatic changes in values.

Middle East Hotel Survey 2010 - Reshuffling the Deck

HVS’s Middle East Hotel Survey for 2010 covers 259 hotels totaling 68,888 rooms. This year, we have included for the first time some additional submarkets, notably in the UAE, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Egypt.

Kuwait Market Snapshot

An overview of the Kuwait hotel market