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Luxury, Local - Two Sides of the Maldives
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Destination branding and marketing is a key activity for tourist departments worldwide – and one country which might have a brand image truly nailed down in a way others can only envy is the
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How Does State Ownership Affect Hotel Performance?
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This sounds like an exam question, so what do you think? Does state ownership lead to superior performance? Does the government know best when it comes to meeting customer needs? How has state
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What to Expect from the Maldives' Market
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Recently, Horwath HTL composed a market report on the Maldives, which reveals interesting facts about this tourist-friendly destination. The report shows that Arrivals have grown at an overall rate of about 8% between
STR Report Shows Negative Results in Asia Pacific Hotel Performance
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Hotels in the Asia Pacific region reported mostly negative results across the three key performance metrics during April 2019Asia PacificOccupancy: -2.2% to 71.0%Average daily rate (ADR): +0.2% to US$
STR Sees Positive Outlook for Hanoi Hotel Industry
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Rapid growth in international tourist arrivals to Vietnam has contributed to a positive short- to mid-term outlook for the Hanoi hotel industry, according to data and analysis from STR. During the first two
Boys and Their New Toy : Aston Martin Residence
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My son spotted an advert for Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts. “What’s an ice-cream company doing running hotels?” he asked. “They’re probably really expensive because the ice-cream’s way overpriced.” Drawing the
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Unfavorable Outlook for Kuala Lumpur Hotel Industry
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Early 2019 performance levels and profitability fundamentals produce an unfavorable short- to mid-term outlook for Kuala Lumpur’s hotel industry, according to data and analysis from STR.During the first two months of
Shama Hub: A New Kind of Serviced Apartment from ONYX
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Serviced apartments are not what they used to be, according to Senior Director of Communications at Onyx Hospitality Group, Charles Yap. They are not going out of style, however. In fact, it’s
Hotel Investments in Asia Pacific to Rise 15 Per Cent in 2019, Says JLL
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Asia Pacific is the only region expecting growth in hotel transaction volumes this year, according to JLL’s latest Hotel Investment Outlook report. The global real estate consultant anticipates total transaction volumes for
2.9 Million Chinese Tourists will Travel to GCC in 2022
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The number of Chinese tourists travelling to the GCC is expected to increase 81% from 1.6 million in 2018 to 2.9 million in 2022, according to data published ahead of Arabian
Santa Might Have a New Place to Park His Sleigh - Sälen, Sweden
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We drove north from Gardermoen Airport in Oslo for about three hours in increasingly heavy snow, where we finally crossed the border into Sweden. As we climbed higher and higher into the snow-covered
What’s Cooking in Malaysia’s Hotel Market?
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Malaysia currently ranks second for tourist arrivals among Southeast Asian nations, with Thailand easily taking the top spot. It hasn’t always been this way – five years ago, tourist numbers for the two
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Indian Visitors will Add 10.8 Million Hotel Room Nights to GCC by 2022
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The number of Indian visitors travelling to the GCC over the coming five years will create an extra 10.8 million room nights, according to data published ahead of Arabian Travel Market 2019
Hotel Conversions Pick Up Pace as Investors Tap into Rental Apartment Demand
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SINGAPORE, 8 November 2018 – Investors are acquiring hotels for conversion into apartments to meet a growing demand for residential rental properties in China’s tier 1 cities, says a new report from JLL.