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USD 1 trillion KSA development pipeline reinforces Vision 2030’s ambitious goals

Hala Matar Choufany, President of Middle East, Africa, and South Asia for HVS, together with Turab Saleem, Head of Tourism and Hospitality at Knight Frank, contributed to the article on the future of tourism in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Bahrain: The Ultimate Escape Destination

Hala Matar Choufany, president for the Middle East, Africa, and South Asia at HVS, defines Bahrain’s hospitality scene and details what makes it the ultimate tourism destination.

Indisputable Success - The UAE

As UAE recovers from COVID impact and retains its position as a global tourism destination, a performance analysis of the three main emirates for the years 2019 – 2022 is presented by HVS team along with key development trends and opportunities.

AHIF - Pop-up Talk with Hala Matar Choufany

In the pop-up talk after the Africa Hospitality Investment Forum (2022), Hala Matar Choufany shares her main key takeaways. 

Morocco More Than Meets the Eye

With its unique culture, landscapes and culinary riches, Morocco is among the world's most enchanting countries. Hala Matar Choufany, president for the Middle East, Africa and South Asia at HVS, describes the hospitality scene in the North African jewel and what makes it such an intriguing tourism destination.

Third Party Hotel Management on the Rise

In the lead up to their participation at the Future Hospitality Summit (FHS) in Dubai in September, 2022, Hala Matar Choufany, President Middle East, Africa and South Asia for HVS, and Bani Haddad, Founder & Managing Director of Aleph Hospitality caught up to discuss how third party management has evolved over the years with a focus on the Middle East and Africa.

How Major Sporting Events are Spurring Growth in the GCC

Over the past decade, the GCC region has transformed from a business destination to an experiential one, evidenced by an increase in international arrivals, private investments and government visions, initiatives and developments. Hala Matar Choufany, president for HVS Middle East, Africa and South Asia, and managing partner of HVS Dubai, outlines the market developments and what’s on the horizon.

HVS Monday Musings: India’s Airport Lounges Industry is Set to Grow

The airport lounge industry is also expected to grow steadily in tandem with the expansion of the country’s aviation industry. Read on to know more.

Saudi Arabia’s Tourism Landscape – Establishing a Vision

Saudi Arabia is entering an entirely new tourism landscape with its Saudi Vision 2030 initiatives. With a strong economic outlook, a diversification of its economy, and significant governmental support, the hospitality and tourism markets across the Kingdom are expected to thrive over the next decade. In this article, we discuss the most important tourism indicators in the Kingdom.

HVS Monday Musings: Reinventing City Tourism in India

City tourism is heavily dependent on corporate & MICE segments and it's time to reconsider and shift the narrative to make city tourism more holistic in the future. Read on to know more.