While the US and Europe shivers through the credit crunch, the sun still shines on the Middle East’s tourist industry. Laura Baxter, assistant manager in Deloitte’s Tourism, Hospitality and Leisure Team, looks at the industry’s big success story.
China and India are shaking up the global pecking order, and millions more tourists are setting off for the Middle East. Yet according to Laura Baxter, assistant manager for Deloitte’s Tourism, Hospitality and Leisure Team, Europe is far from losing its tourist appeal.
Regional hotels are striding into their third year of impressive revPAR gains. Deloitte’s Laura Baxter takes a tour of the UK’s winning cities and looks at what those lagging behind are doing to attract visitors.