Hala Matar Choufany, President of HVS Middle East, Africa and South Asia, discussed the Lebanese tourism potential and recovery path.
Hala added, no doubt Lebanon has a natural ability to be a key tourism destination! It is about the culture, destination experience and people's attitude.
The focus of this research is on hospitality industry employees who are amongst the most severely impacted due to measures such as furloughs, terminations, and pay cuts. As the hospitality industry plans for recovery in the post COVID-19 era, it is essential for employers and leadership teams to take stock of where they stand today. The objective was to understand the current employee sentiment, confidence levels, loyalty, and the current state of mind of the employees’ decision-making process.
In 2018, Amazon announced the locations for its coveted HQ2. Along with this announcement, the company also disclosed a new Center for Operational Excellence to be built in Downtown Nashville, bringing with it 5,000 new high-paying jobs. But how will this impact the local lodging industry, especially amid a massive number of new hotels flooding the market?
This article constitutes an update on the current state of the Greek Hotel Market featuring the latest news regarding the performance of the Greek tourism industry and highlighting recent and upcoming changes in the country’s hotel supply.
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.
This article looks at Lebanon’s hotel and tourism market, and investigates the investment, real estate and lending sectors of the hotel industry as investors, owners, developers, lenders and operators scramble for opportunities in Beirut and beyond.