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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.

HVS COVID-19: Traveller and Hotel Guest Sentiment Findings Middle East

The “HVS Traveller and Hotel Guest Sentiment Survey” summarises the findings about the current confidence levels, changes in behaviour and preferences, and most importantly the decision making when selecting destinations and hotel stays in the near term. 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.

Possessory Interests in Hotel Real Estate

Possessory interests result from unique circumstances. Understanding its origin and purpose is necessary when performing a possessory interest appraisal. This article describes possessory interest and provides valuation methodology guidance.

Interviews with Leaders - Mr. Haitham Mattar, CEO at RAKTDA

HVS interviews Mr. Haitham Mattar, CEO of RAKTDA, who has contributed to the growth of the Emirate’s tourism through various sustainable development and diversification strategies in recent years.

Market Snapshot Seychelles Hundred Islands of Paradise

Seychelles continues to prove its popularity in the European market as a hideaway holiday destination while gaining reputation in the Middle Eastern and Asian markets.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Market Snapshot

This market snapshot is the fifth in a series of articles that HVS will be producing every month on a series of key markets with STR Global. Our analysis for this market is based on a sample of more than 25,800 rooms, as provided by STR Global .