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Hospitality in the Middle East

Hala's contribution as one of the leading world experts in the "Business and Management Collection" from Henry Stewart Talks on the topic of Hospitality in the Middle East

Africa on the Rise

While East Africa’s travel, tourism and hospitality sectors have faced various challenges in recent years, there are encouraging signs of growth, as Hala Matar Choufany, president - HVS Middle East, Africa and South Asia, points out.

HVS Global Hotel Industry: 2023 Recap and 2024 Outlook

As 2023 ends, regional HVS leaders across the globe take a look back at how the global hotel industry fared this year. Overall, operating metrics shined brightly, with revenue growth achieved in most global markets, while investment activity cooled. The investment market is expected to improve in 2024.

HVS Monday Musings: India’s Growing Wedding Market Grandeur

India’s trillion-dollar wedding industry is back, larger and grander than ever before. Fueled by rising income levels, a growing number of high-net-worth individuals, and the charm of celebrity weddings, destination weddings, both domestic and international, are on the rise, which is expected to gain further momentum driven by India’s favorable demographics. Read on to know more.

Building Hotels in a Challenging Environment | FHS 2023

Watch Hala Matar Choufany's discussion about the region's development of hotels, the existing challenges, and opportunities, at the 2023 Future Hospitality Summit

Qatar - Beyond the World Cup

Following the aftermath of hosting the 2022 FIFA World Cup, Qatar is looking to maintain the level of attention its travel and tourism industry received. With future events planned and a long-term vision, the country is actively working to diversify and strengthen its brand to keep up with its neighboring competitors.

Navigating the Investment Terrain: Trends in GCC Hotel Development Costs

Our team of experts has gathered invaluable insights, best practices, and case studies from the forefront of hotel development which forms the basis of our cost indication. Collectively, Hala Matar Choufany and Filippo Sona have advised on more than 10,000 hotel projects in the region, bringing tremendous experience, and unparalleled insights into hotel development costs and recent trends in the industry.

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.

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
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