Israel Hotel Market Overview 2016

International interest of hotel operators and chains continues to be strong despite volatile visitation numbers given the prevailing geo-political instability in Israel. This article explores the hotel performance and development pipeline in Israel.

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 Russell Kett

Russell Kett is Chairman of the London office of HVS and also serves on the worldwide Board of HVS. He has 40 years’ specialist hotel consultancy, investment and real estate experience, focused on providing valuation, feasibility, shared ownership, property, brokerage, investment, asset management, strategy and related consultancy services, advising hotel companies, banks, developers and investors on all aspects of their hospitality industry related interests, throughout the EMEA region. Russell is a frequent writer, moderator and speaker on the international hotel industry, especially topics relating to hotel valuation, investment, marketing and finance. He is a frequent visitor to Israel and maintains a home there. For more information, contact: +44 20 7878 7701 or


  1. Hafid MirabtiJul 18, 2016

    Insightful and comprehensive report

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