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India Sees Double-Digit Room Rate Growth

In February 2024, major Indian hotel markets experienced near double-digit ADR growth and slightly higher occupancy rates, with notable increases in Hyderabad and Goa despite occupancy dips, and overall performance surpassing February 2019 levels.
Asia-Pacific

India Hotel Investment Activity Recap

India’s hospitality sector in 2023 saw a record investment of $401 million, marking a near fourfold increase from 2022, with robust growth in hotel transactions, signings, and openings, particularly in tier-two cities, and an optimistic revenue growth forecast for FY2025 driven by spiritual tourism.
Asia-Pacific

Shanghai Will Get a Mirage by MGM Hotel

Tishman Speyer partners with Diaoyutai MGM Hospitality to open Mirage by MGM Shanghai in 2027 within a new mixed-use tower at The Springs, featuring luxury rooms and upscale amenities.
Asia-Pacific

Taylor Swift Concerts Break Hotel Records in Australia

In February 2024, Sydney and Melbourne, Australia, experienced record hotel occupancy and rates, attributed to Taylor Swift’s Eras tour, with significant yearly increases in occupancy, average daily rates, and revenue per available room.
Asia-Pacific

Thailand’s Real Estate Outlook

Thailand’s commercial real estate industry is poised to perform strongly in 2024, driven by the ongoing recovery in the country’s tourism market, growing manufacturing sectors, and flight to quality and flight to green movements into prime assets across core sectors.
Asia-Pacific

Deutsche Hospitality Rebrands as H World

Deutsche Hospitality has undergone a rebranding and is now known as H World International. The strategic move is aimed at bolstering the global expansion efforts of its parent company, H World,
Asia-Pacific

Jumeirah Group CEO Will Depart

Katerina Giannouka has left Jumeirah Group, one year into her time as CEO. Thomas Meier, CEOO, will serve as Interim CEO again.
Asia-Pacific

Data on the Return of Chinese Outbound Travelers

Chinese travelers flocked to tourist hotspots across Asia over the Lunar New Year break, with visitor numbers and spending in destinations including Singapore, Thailand, and Malaysia exceeding pre-Covid levels.