Category Archives: Consulting

Hospitality, Hotel, Resort, Hotel Real Eatate

Dubai hotels resilient in 2011 despite supply glut


Jan 15, 2012 Dubai was the star performer in the Middle East tourism market in 2011, according to Ernst & Young Dubai hotels have been able to maintain revenues during 2011 despite a large increase in the number of rooms … Continue reading

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Hotel websites generated 68% of the room nights booked via electronic channels in 2010; up from 62% in 2009, according to Middle East and Africa data from Micros-Fidelio partners. By Louise Oakley Rotana corporate vice president front office, Dominic Carr. … Continue reading

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The 7 steps of hotel innovation


The 7 steps of hotel innovation.

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Matteo Thun dismisses luxury bathroom “fallacy


Oct 23, 2011 by Louise Oakley   Matteo Thun  The idea of hotels offering large, luxury bathrooms that offer more than just bathing is a fallacy, according to designer and architect Matteo Thun. “In hotels, the talk is always of living … Continue reading

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War-torn Libya welcomes new tourism possibilities


Dec 5, 2011  The end of the 42-year Gaddafi era brings opportunities for war-torn Libya’s tourism sector according to a report from Euromonitor International. Prior to the conflict in 2010 arrivals to Libya reached just 1,245 thousand trips. The vast … Continue reading

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Qatar firm eyes $500m spend on Turkish dry hotels


Nov 27, 2011    Arab tourists in Turkey A Qatar-based hospitality company is set to invest at least $500m in Turkish hotels operating under Islamic traditions. Semi state-owned Retaj Marketing and Project Management is looking to build multiple hotels to … Continue reading

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The Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC) is now open


The Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC) is now open and will have its official launch on December 4. From December 4-8, it will hold the 20th World Petroleum Congress — the largest oil and gas gathering in the world — … Continue reading

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KSA’s Kingdom Tower construction to start in weeks


Construction work on Kingdom Tower, the 1,000m superscraper set to steal the crown of world’s tallest building from Dubai’s Burj Khalifa, is scheduled to begin within weeks, the architect firm behind the project has confirmed.   The $1.2bn tower, which … Continue reading

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Anything is Possible


Possibilities: Anything is Possible. By Stephen M. Klein Friday, 4th November 2011   With the recent passing of Apple icon Steve Jobs and all the articles and insights on this visionary, it made me think of what is possible.  Steve … Continue reading

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STR Global’s Market Forecast is projecting mostly year-on-year improvements in revPAR


STR Global’s Market Forecast is projecting mostly year-on-year improvements in revenue per available room for the remainder of 2011 with some slowdown expected in 2012 for the 45 markets available. The gains will be led mainly through increases in rate … Continue reading

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