The Arabian & African Hospitality Investment Meeting (AHIC) will return are living and in-individual later this 12 months.
The event will take position from September 20-22 at Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai.
Organisers hope it will supply a great deal-needed conversation, networking and market insight to assist hotel investors, proprietors and operators steer the submit-pandemic hospitality
landscape in the Middle East and Africa.
Reimagined for 2021 under the topic ‘Rise Together’, the new-glance exhibit will bring jointly the four near-knit expenditure communities of the Arabian Hospitality Expenditure Conference (AHIC), Saudi Arabia Hospitality Expense Conference (SHIC), Africa Resort Investment Forum (AHIF) and the Global Cafe Financial investment Forum (GRIF).
Jonathan Worsley, chairman of Bench and founder of AHIC, stated: “By the time AHIC opens in September, our delegates will have navigated 18 months of digital meetings and enterprise done behind screens.
“The advisory board, held at the Emirates Academy of Hospitality Administration, offered a mirror into the unmatched price of encounter-to-confront networking, with resort owners and operators starting the AHIC discussion sharing their issues, suggesting options, and in the end coming with each other to produce a roadmap for the foreseeable future.”
Knowledge will be a important characteristic of AHIC, with performance and pipeline evaluation essential to planning upcoming investments.
Philip Wooller, spot director – Middle East and Africa, STR, gave a preview of the pandemic recovery so considerably.
He said: “When we assess RevPAR for March 2021 to the exact thirty day period in 2019, China sales opportunities the way, adopted by the Center East, Australia and US.
“Our knowledge displays that the Center East is 66 per cent of the way to becoming again to exactly where it was pre-Covid-19.
“Arguably the biggest achievements tale globally is Dubai, wherever the uber luxurious section has rebounded past expectation hotels are commanding costs greater than in 2008, some of them perfectly previously mentioned pre-pandemic figures.
“Dubai’s commendable handling of the pandemic has evidently cemented its status as one of the safest metropolitan areas in the entire world,” noticed Wooller.