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2017 Middle East Hotel Survey – Chaos, Consolidation & Opportunity

The region continues to face distraught; dwindling economic conditions, changing demographics and source markets, and a saturation of luxury hotels pose an opportunity for developers to build mid-market.

2016 Middle East Hotel Survey

As a result of the historically low oil price, geopolitical instability and weak global economic recovery, the regional economic growth decelerated in 2015. Nonetheless, the MENA remains one of the fastest growing regions worldwide.

In Focus: Doha | Tracking Progress

Strong commitments to hosting the 2022 World Cup and targets established in the 2030 National Vision Plan have enabled Qatar’s tourism sector to witness double-digit growth during preceding years.

Middle East Hotel Survey 2015 Edition – Peak Assessments

A glimpse at the region inspires the question: are cities realizing peak performance in the travel and tourism industry, or do these cities still require a stretch in order to return to their former levels?

Market Pulse: Manama, Bahrain

Despite a troublesome couple of years, hotel market conditions in Manama appear to be recovering. This article provides an insight into Manama’s hotel market, its recent challenges and the outlook for the future.

In Focus: Muscat - Slowly but Surely

Driven by the country’s 2020 Vision, considerable growth in arrivals is projected in the years to come, leaving Oman in preparation to accommodate the increased demand by launching new hospitality developments.

Middle East Hotel Survey 2014 Edition Fast Forward and Rewind

In 2013, the Middle East region continued to witness turmoil & instability, at the same time, it achieved historical milestones. While some of the countries endure chaos, others manage to capitalize on their stability, reporting unprecedented growth

Middle East Hotel Development Cost Trends

This report presents the trends in hotel development costs across key markets in the Middle East. It highlights the current development costs for different hotel classifications and discusses the various factors that affect changes in these costs.

Doha In Focus Welcoming FIFA World Cup 2022

The 2022 World Cup commitments & the 2030 National Plan vision, Doha’s hospitality sector continues to undergo major transformation. The article provides an in-depth overview of Doha hotel market, incorporating a performance forecast up to 2016.

In Focus: Muscat

After reaching the milestone of 1 billion US$ generated revenue in 2012, Oman’s tourism sector has much to look forward to in the upcoming years, particularly with the development of major projects such as the Omagine,The Wave, Jebel Sifah and OCEC.