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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

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.

Indisputable Success - The UAE

As UAE recovers from COVID impact and retains its position as a global tourism destination, a performance analysis of the three main emirates for the years 2019 – 2022 is presented by HVS team along with key development trends and opportunities.

Israel Hotel Market Overview 2023 – Recovery in Progress!

The Israel hotel market has demonstrated remarkable resilience in the face of challenges and has successfully rebounded to the pre-pandemic levels seen in 2019. This article explores the hotel market performances and values in key Israeli locations in 2022.

Leveraging the Abraham Accords to Stimulate Tourism Growth

In this report, HVS explores ways in which the Abraham Accords can be leveraged to stimulate tourism growth in Israel. It outlines tourism goals for 2025 and gives country overviews for each of the member states.

HVS Takeaways from the NYU Hospitality Conference

This week marked the 45th Annual NYU International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference, with the industry’s leaders descending on the Marriott Marquis Times Square to discuss the future of lodging. This article provides the key takeaways from HVS attendees.

Easier Visas Lead to Tourism Growth and Increased GDP

HVS and the Abraham Accords Peace Institute analyse the affects of easier visa procedures on tourism growth and the subsequent increase in a country's GDP.