Global Markets is glad to announce infographics design as a new addition to our prime services. Infographics are intensive data and information sets offered to readers in an attractive presentation. Our first infographic is about branded hotels in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The information focuses on the distribution and the availability of international brands… Continue reading Infographic: Branded Hotels in Saudi Arabia 2012
Abstract Kuwait has been on the map of hospitality investment and development since the 1960s. International operators entered Kuwait early where Sheraton Kuwait Hotel & Towers was opened in 1966 in the heart of Kuwait City. Other hotel operators then followed such as InterContinental Hotel Group (IHG), Starwood Hotels, Rotana Hotels, and Accor Hotels. Local… Continue reading Kuwait Hospitality Market (2009)
What makes an egg an egg? It is oval, white, and delicious, when cooked of course. What makes an orange an orange? It is round, orange, and full of vitamin C. What makes a hotel apartment a hotel apartment? It is a combination of a hotel room and an apartment; well it is a bit… Continue reading Do we need a hotel, an apartment, or both?
Up until 10 years ago we shared very similar environments in the Gulf, our food is the same, our culture is the same, and our oil is the same. Then the Dubai project happened and opened our eyes to new sectors such as health care, education, sports, entertainment and more. People who target special locations… Continue reading Is it time for focused hotel developments?
My mother is my market research inspiration. Being responsible for all the needs for us at home, my mother set a good example to when to provide food, love, and care to us. She knows what each one of us likes to eat for lunch and based on that, lunch is prepared and the same… Continue reading Market Research Recipe for Success
Jump starting a car is fairly easy, but jump starting a hotel development is a bit more complicated. More things need to be put together than just another car battery and few wires to get a hotel project rolling. In principle, initiating a hotel development is no different from other property developments but some few… Continue reading How to jump start your hotel development
Al Salhia Mall, Al Muthanna complex, Al Rayya Mall, Al Manshar Mall, and Marina Mall all have something in common. They are all mixed-use developments that have hotels integrated in them. Kuwait witnessed a big step forward in real estate development in 1978 with the introduction of Al Salhia mixed-use development by Al Salhia Real… Continue reading The rising star of hotels in mixed-use developments
A shift in the category of hotels being developed in Kuwait was noticed in recent years. A Four Points by Sheraton, an Ibis Hotel, and a Courtyard Hotels started to show since 2003. Developers have noticed a niche market that has a potential of attracting the business type of demand. Two questions to be answered… Continue reading The Business of Business Hotels