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Cairo Sharm El Sheikh Before and After

Cairo Sharm El Sheikh, Before and After examines the episode between 2011 and 2012. The hospitality sector in Egypt endured the backlash and the repercussions of the infamously titled Arab Spring, with the hotel sector being one of the hardest hit.

Košice: a hidden tourist gem?

Despite its beauty, friendly people and relatively good weather, Košice remains an unknown destination.This article highlights the potential of a relatively untapped market that is bound to see growth in the coming years.

Repositioning a Destination

What is needed to reposition an entire destination? All around the world destinations reach a mature life cycle and are forced to re-invent themselves due to increased global competition. This case study on Montenegro can provide an insight.

Caribbean Hotel Investors Manual What you Need to Know

As the Caribbean hotel market is recovering, investor interest is rising. Each of the island nations constitutes a different submarket. This article outlines what investors need to know when pursuing opportunities in the region.

Resorts - A Focus On Value

What is a Resort? How should the performance of Resorts be benchmarked and does this affect how we manage and value a Resort property? In the first of two articles we explore the Resort business model and where the value drivers lie.

U.S. Hotel Brands in the Caribbean: Over-Supplied or Under-Represented?

The Caribbean region offers a diversified portfolio of hotels. As tourism in the region continues to grow, the development of hotels should continue to evolve to accommodate the changes in the nature and pattern of demand.

European Mixed-Use Resort Development in 2009

How to create a lasting mixed use resort that meets the needs of tomorrow? Who are the customers and investors of tomorrow? What are the trends in legal structures? Do you have the Right Stuff for a successful mixed use resort development?

Hotel F&B - To Lease or Not to Lease?

The primary role of the F&B department is to enhance the overall profits of a hotel. Many claim hotels with F&B should maximize the department’s profit or lease income. Instead, maybe the departmental profit motive should be secondary.

A Tale of Two Resorts

In this article, we examine the differences between Bali and Phuket to determine the reasons for their success and their long-term potential.

Resorts offer greater Potential

Asian resort destinations offer alternative investment opportunities to Hong Kong and Singapore.