In Focus: Tenerife, Canary Islands

Tourism plays a key role in Tenerife's economy; the island has seen volatile markets ever since the European financial crisis. This article provides an overview of the current hotel market in Tenerife and discusses current upcoming trends.

About Jill Barthel

Jill Barthel is a Senior Associate with HVS London. She holds a BA (Hons) in Hospitality, Finance & Revenue Management from Glion Institute of Higher Education and an ECertificate in Hotel Real Estate Investments and Asset Management from Cornell. She joined HVS in 2014 after having gained experience in both accounting and revenue management in key positions with Kempinski in Munich, Beijing and the Seychelles. Since joining HVS, she has been involved in several valuation and feasibility studies in London, Amsterdam, the Nordic countries, Israel, Ghana, Kenya, Spain, the Mediterranean regions, Mauritius, Copenhagen amongst others. For further information, contact Tel: +44 (0) 20 7878 7710 or

About Arlett Hoff

Arlett Hoff is a Director with HVS’s London office, specialising in hotel valuation and consultancy. Arlett joined HVS in 2006 after experience in the hotel investment industry as well as operational hotel experience. Arlett holds a Masters in Real Estate Investment and Finance from Reading University, UK and is a member of the RICS. Arlett has been extensively in the serviced apartment sector having worked on numerous feasibility studies and investment advice in the sector. She has spearheaded the 'Think Tank Initiative' in the UK to help define the sector which has led to an industry charter being signed by all major operators. Arlett is a frequent speaker at industry events and conferences. For further information, please contact: +44 (0) 20 7878 7753


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