Category Archives: Expansion

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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EMEA zone sees increasing assets in administration


Jones Lang LaSalle Hotels released its second quarter statistical analysis of the global hotel investment market, which revealed that US $14.8 billion in hotel assets changed hands in the first six months of 2011. Compared with the same period last … Continue reading

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Hilton to open first hotel in Iraq in 2013


Hilton Worldwide will open its first hotel in Iraq, Double Tree Suites by Hilton Erbil, by the end of 2013. The international hotel chain will open the property under a management agreement with New York-based real estate developer The Claremont … Continue reading

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Mövenpick Open Its First India Property


Mövenpick Hotel & Spa Bangalore has officially opened its doors today, becoming the first property in India for the international upscale hotel company. The five-star hotel is designed as a contemporary business destination whilst also offering exciting leisure opportunities for … Continue reading

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The fourth luxury beachfront hotel has opened on the crescent of the Palm Jumeirah in Dubai; the Kempinski Hotel & Residences Palm Jumeirah. Developed by EPG Hotels and Resorts and managed by European hotel chain Kempinski, the new hotel consists of 244 suites, … Continue reading

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Hilton signs first hotel in Sierra Leone


Article by: Harriet Sinclair Hilton Worldwide will open its first hotel in Sierra Leone, after signing a management agreement with Cape Sierra Hotel Company. Patrick Fitzgibbon, senior vice president, development, Europe and Africa, Hilton Worldwide said: “Hilton Worldwide has enjoyed … Continue reading

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Global Real Estate Markets on Recovery Path During the Second Quarter


Jones Lang LaSalle’s new Global Market Perspective, which assesses the impact of economic forces on the world’s major real estate markets quarterly, reveals that despite some economic uncertainties global real estate markets have continued on a resilient recovery path during … Continue reading

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Jordan sets ambitious new targets for tourism


Article by: By Hotelier Middle East Staff Jordan has launched a new National Tourism Strategy, with a goal of increasing tourism receipts to US$ 5.9 billion (JD 4.2 billion) over the coming five years. The plan also involves upping visitor … Continue reading

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Industry Recovery Ahead of Pace


Article by: Steve Rushmore, HVS Each year I give a state of the U.S. hotel industry presentation at the NYU Hotel Investment Conference. My perspective focuses on values, transactions and capitalization rates. My column this month provides highlights of the … Continue reading

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