This article examines Florence's tourism industry resilience amidst crises, including the COVID-19 pandemic, analyzing key performance indicators such as airport statistics, hotel supply, and operating performance. Despite setbacks, Florence witnessed a remarkable recovery, notably in 2023, with record-breaking Revenue Per Available Room (RevPAR). The analysis also highlights investment trends and future challenges, including concerns about over-tourism and evolving market dynamics.
Tech hubs have globally been a catalyst for the hospitality sector’s expansion. Bengaluru and Hyderabad are prime examples of this trend in India, witnessing unprecedented growth in hotel supply in sync with their booming IT sectors. Read on to know more.
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.
India's amusement & theme parks industry is still nascent, accounting for only a minuscule global market share, however, demand in this segment is expected to increase in the future. Read on to know more.