2016 Middle East Hotel Survey
By Cristina A. Zegrea, Associate Director with HVS Dubai Office and Hala Matar Choufany, Managing Partner at HVS Dubai
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.
Cristina A. Zegrea
Cristina Zegrea is Associate Director with HVS Dubai Office. After practicing law, Cristina redirected her focus to hospitality sales & marketing. Performing in various managerial roles for multiple established international hotel chains, Cristina developed a solid foundation and in-depth understanding of hotel demand, rate positioning strategies and hotel operations.More from Cristina A. Zegrea
Hala Matar Choufany
Hala Matar Choufany is the Managing Partner of HVS Dubai and is responsible for the firm's valuation and consulting work in the Middle East and Africa. She has worked on several mixed use developments and conducted numerous valuations, feasibility studies, operator searches, operational assessments, strategy advice in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia.More from Hala Matar Choufany