The Middle East Hotel Survey 2011 includes 352 hotels and some 93,500 hotel rooms (an increase of 36% on last year) across 52 cities in the Middle East, making it one of the most reliable benchmarking surveys in the region.
HVS’s Middle East Hotel Survey for 2010 covers 259 hotels totaling 68,888 rooms. This year, we have included for the first time some additional submarkets, notably in the UAE, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Egypt.
In the 1930s, Mussolini took pride in calling Libya’s coast his country’s ‘fourth shore’. Libya gained independence from Italian rule in 1951 and its constitutional monarchy brought a promise of glamour, and eventually, newly-discovered oil wealth.