Global Hospitality Report (January 30, 2018)

HVS Chicago Investment Summit | Early Bird Fee Ends January 31 

Stacey Nadolny, MAI, and her team will come together on April 11, 2018, to host an exclusive forum that will provide a unique opportunity to network with peers and industry stakeholders at the Langham Chicago Hotel. The event will feature regional experts and provide interactive discussion forums on the opportunities and challenges facing the respective region's hotel industry. Take advantage of this opportunity to gain professional contacts and current industry information to help you and your business prosper. Limited tickets are available to this intimate event. The registration fee includes a networking breakfast.

Hotel Architect Guide Asia Pacific 

The Hotel Architect Guide serves as a reference for talent in the hospitality planning, architecture and design fields. It showcases each architectural firm’s portfolio with their key projects and experience in working with renowned hotel brands.

Africa: The Land of Opportunity 
By Sofie Otto and Tim Smith

A review of the highlights and hotel openings 2017 in Africa and a preview of what Africa has in store in 2018.

Changi Airport achieves record-breaking 62.2 million passengers in 2017 

According to Changi Airport Group (CAG), Singapore Changi Airport recorded a total of 62.2 million passengers in 2017, indicating a 6 per cent Year-on-Year (YoY) growth over 2016. Aircraft movements increased by 3.5 per cent to 373,200 landings and take-offs, and air cargo volumes increased by an estimated 8 per cent to 2.13 million tonnes. Growth was observed for passenger traffic across all regions, with India and China recording the most significant YoY increase with 16 per cent and 12 per cent respectively. Of the total 62.2 million passengers, 70 per cent of passengers were from the South-East Asia and North-East Asia region. Looking forward, Changi Airport is already carrying out expansion plans to cope with the anticipated increase in demand for air travel in the Asia-Pacific region. Terminal 1 is currently upgrading alongside the development of Jewel Changi Airport, expected to open in 2019, increasing the Airport’s capacity to 85 million passengers a year. Terminal 5, set to be completed in 2030, will further increase capacity by another 70 million passengers annually.


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