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GCC Countrywide Hotel Performance Indicators

GCC countries have supported and grown inbound tourism in the last 15-20 years. HVS remains confident that accommodated room night demand will grow despite the aggressive development pipeline.

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.

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?

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.

2011 Middle East Hotel Survey - Shifting Sands

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.

Muscat Market Snapshot

This article gives an overview of the Muscat hotel market, an emerging market with numerous investment opportunities.

Oman Country Snapshot

This Country Snapshot provides an overview of the recent historic hotel performance in Oman together with research on new supply. This article and the research for it was completed in April 2007.

Qatar Country Snapshot

This Country Snapshot provides an overview of the recent historic hotel performance in Qatar together with research on new supply. This article and the research for it was completed in April 2007.

Bucharest, Romania - Where are the Hotel Investment Opportunities?

Is Bucharest still one of the markets in Eastern Europe with hotel investment opportunities, or is it already too late? When all the hotels under construction have opened, which market segments will warrant further development?

Oman - Today's Spotlight, Tomorrow's Destination

An assessment of the hotel market in Oman; a most emerging market in the Middle East.