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Country Expertise

The directors of HTL Consulting have a working experience of the hotel, tourism and leisure sectors throughout the world, including the following destinations.

Europe

Austria - Salsburg
Andorra - Andorra la Vella
Belgium - Brussels, Gent, Hasselt, Leuven
Bosnia Herzegovina - Banja Vrucica
Bulgaria - Sofia, Plovdiv, Varna, Pomorie
Channel Islands - Jersey, Guernsey
Croatia - Zagreb, Istria, Pula, Dubrovnik
Cyprus - Nicosia and resort locations
Denmark - Copenhagen, Jutland
England - London, Birmingham, Bournemouth, Brighton, Bristol, Bath, Cambridge, Canterbury, Coventry, Derby, Gatwick Airport, Exeter, Leamington Spa, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, Morecombe, Newcastle, Northampton, Nottingham, Oxford, Portsmouth, Reading, Southampton, Stratford upon Avon, Tunbridge Wells, Warrington, Weston Super Mare, Wolverhampton, Yeovil
France - Paris, Cannes, Divonne les Bains, Marne la Vallee, Le Touquet, St Tropez
Germany - Berlin, Frankfurt, Mannheim
Gibraltar -
Greece - Athens, Rhodes
Hungary - Budapest
Iceland - Rekjavik
Ireland - Dublin, Belfast, Cork, Limerick, Lisdoonvarna, Portrush, Waterford
Italy - Rome, Sardinia, Sicily
Malta - Valletta
Moldova - Chisinau
Monaco - Monte Carlo
Netherlands - Hague, Groningen, Heemskerk, Amsterdam
Norway - Oslo, Stavanger
Poland - Warsaw, Krakow, Zakopane
Portugal - Lisbon, Cascais, the Algarve
Romania - Bucharest, Brasov, Cluj, Constanta, Iasi
Russia - Moscow
Scotland - Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Glasgow, Inverness, Shetland Islands
Serbia - Belgrade
Spain (mainland) - Madrid, Barcelona, Denia, Estepona, Malaga, Marbella, Sotogrande
Spain (islands) - Lanzarote, La Gomera, Majorca, Tenerife
Sweden - Stockholm, Gothenburg
Switzerland - Geneva, Lausanne
Turkey - Ankara, Istanbul, Adana, Antalya, Bodrum, Cesme, Dalaman, Goynuk, Izmir, Kemer, Mersin, Marmaris
Ukraine - Kiev
Wales - Cardiff, Llandudno, Swansea, Wrexham

Examples of specific assignments include:

  • Site assessment, product concept and development recommendations, market research and financial analysis for resort and city hotel projects in locations throughout the region
  • Market research and financial analysis to determine the optimum range and mix of facilities for integrated tourism resorts including villas, apartments, hotels, marina, golf and other sports, retail and other leisure facilities, and support facilities and services in locations in Croatia, Greece, Italy, Portugal and Spain
  • Owners representative role, reviewing the ongoing operation, performance, and market and financial reporting of hotels in London to protect the owners' interest and optimise the return on investment
  • Appraisal of the property, market research and financial analysis, to determine the market value of hotels in Austria, Croatia, Denmark, France, Ireland, Malta, Monaco, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom
  • Assessments to determine the optimum market positioning and capital investment requirements for hotels and resorts in Austria, Croatia, Denmark, France, Ireland, Malta, Monaco, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom
  • Research to determine appropriate branding and management or franchise arrangements, and assistance with contract negotiations, for hotels and resorts
  • Strategic studies to determination of future tourist accommodation requirements in London and Northern Ireland
  • Market research and financial analysis to determine the optimum facilities, and the development strategy, for a visitor attraction in England
  • Operational reviews, with recommendations for revenue enhancement and operating cost efficiencies, of hotels in France and the United Kingdom
  • Market and financial feasibility studies for convention and exhibition centres in England and Scotland
  • Formulation of a strategy for an investor developing a budget hotel chain in Europe
  • Formulation of a strategic development plan for Europe for a major international hotel chain
  • Market research and financial analysis to determine the optimum range and mix of facilities for integrated city centre developments including apartments, offices, hotels, retail and leisure facilities in a number of locations in Turkey
  • Market research and financial analysis to determine the optimum range and mix of facilities for integrated tourism resorts including villas, apartments, hotels, marina, golf and other sports, retail, casino and other leisure facilities, and support facilities and services in a number of locations in Turkey
  • Appraisal of the property, market research and financial analysis, to determine the market value of hotels in Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania, Russia, Serbia and Turkey
  • Assessments to determine the optimum market positioning and capital investment requirements for hotels in Bosnia Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Hungary, Romania, and Serbia
  • Research to determine appropriate branding and management or franchise arrangements, and assistance with contract negotiations, for hotels in Hungary, Romania, Serbia and Turkey
  • Study of Afghanistan's tourism and hotel sector to formulate an action programme and investment strategy for the tourism sector for the Government and IFC
  • Detailed assessment of the tourism sector and formulation of a tourism strategy, tourism development plan and action programme for Bulgaria and Romania
  • Formulation of a strategy for an investor developing a hotel chain in Turkey
  • Market research and financial analysis to determine the optimum range and mix of facilities, and the development strategy, for a attraction in Turkey
  • Tourism expert in the United Nations' team to promote the benefits of trade and tourism to contribute to peace in Cyprus


Maghreb and Middle East
Market and financial feasibility studies and evaluation appraisals have been carried out in the following countries:

Algeria - Algiers
Bahrain - Manamah
Egypt - Cairo, Alexandria, Hurghada, Luxor, Sharm el Sheikh, Taba, Mar Salem
Iran - Tehran
Iraq - Bagdhad
Kuwait - Kuwait City
Lebanon - Beirut
Libya - Tripoli
Morocco - Rabat, Agadir, Casablanca, Marrakech, Tangier
Saudi Arabia - Riyadh, Jeddah, Al Buhairat
Syria - Damascus
Tunisia - Tunis, Bizerte, Hammamet, Monastir, Sousse
United Arab Emirates - Abu Dhabi, Dubai

Examples of specific assignments include:

  • Site assessment, product concept and development recommendations, market research and financial analysis for resort and city hotel projects in locations throughout the region
  • Market research and financial analysis to determine the optimum range and mix of facilities for integrated tourism resorts including villas, apartments, hotels, marina, golf and other sports, retail and other leisure facilities, and support facilities and services in locations in Bahrain, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia and the UAE
  • Appraisal of the property, market research and financial analysis, to determine the market value of hotels Egypt, Morocco and Tunisia
  • Assessments to determine the optimum market positioning and capital investment requirements for hotels and resorts in Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco, Tunisia and the UAE
  • Research to determine appropriate branding and management or franchise arrangements, and assistance with contract negotiations, for hotels and resorts in Egypt, Kuwait and Libya
  • Formulation of strategies for investors developing hotel chains in Morocco, Saudi Arabia and Tunisia


Sub-Saharan Africa and the Indian Ocean
Market and financial feasibility studies and evaluation appraisals have been carried out on hotel, resort and real estate developments in the following countries:

Angola - Luanda
Cameroon - Yaounde, Douala, Garoua, Kribi
Angola - Luanda
Cameroon - Yaounde, Douala, Garoua, Kribi
Cote d'Ivoire - Abidjan
Ethiopia - Addis Ababa
Gambia - Kombo Beach
Ghana - Accra, Tema
Guinea - Conakry
Liberia - Monrovia
Mauritius - Flic en Flac
Mozambique - Maputo, Santa Maria
Nigeria - Lagos, Port Harcourt
Senegal - Dakar
Seychelles - Mahe, Praslin
Sierra Leone - Freetown
South Africa - Johannesburg, Capetown, St Lucia
Uganda - Kampala

Examples of specific assignments include:

  • Site assessment, product concept and development recommendations, market research and financial analysis for resort and city hotel projects in locations throughout the region
  • Market and financial feasibility study for a golf course development in Ghana
  • Market research and financial analysis to determine the optimum range and mix of facilities, and the development strategy, for integrated tourism resorts including villas, apartments, hotels, wildlife, golf and other sports facilities in Mozambique
  • Research to determine appropriate branding and management, and assistance with contract negotiations, for a resort hotel in Mauritius
  • Assessments to determine the optimum market positioning and capital investment requirements for resort hotels in Angola, Cote d'Ivoire, the Seychelles and Sierra Leone
  • Owners representative role during the conception, design, construction and operation for resort hotels in the Gambia and Mauritius
  • Long term technical assistance to assist the Sierra Leone Government and private sector with institutional structures, tourism product development and marketing
  • Project management for the refurbishment of a major resort hotel in the Seychelles


South Asia
Afghanistan - Kabul
Bangladesh - Dhaka
India - Delhi, Calcutta, Mumbai, Bangalore, Pondicherry
Pakistan - Islamabad, Lahore
Sri Lanka - Colombo, Galle and resort locations

  • Site assessment, product concept and development recommendations, market research and financial analysis for resort and city hotel projects in various locations
  • Assessments to determine the optimum market positioning and capital investment requirements for hotels in Afghanistan, India and Sri Lanka
  • Detailed assessment of the tourism sector and formulation of a tourism strategy, tourism development plan and action programme for Sri Lanka
  • Assessment of the tourism sector and formulation of a tourism development and marketing strategy for India
  • Study of Afghanistan's tourism and hotel sectors for the Government and IFC, to help IFC determine its hotel investment strategy for the country and to help the Government to formulate an action programme for the sector


Asia
Azerbaijan - Baku
Indonesia - Jakarta
Japan - Tokyo, Nagasaki
South Korea - Seoul, Chungji
Tajikistan - Dushanbe, Khujand, Shahriston
Uzbekistan - Tashkent, Samarkand

  • Site assessment, product concept and development recommendations, market research and financial analysis for resort and city hotel projects in various locations
  • Assessments to determine the optimum market positioning and capital investment requirements for hotels in Indonesia and Tajikistan
  • Study of Tajikistan's hotel sector to determine investment opportunities and an investment strategy for a potential investor in the tourism sector
  • Market research and financial analysis to determine the optimum range and mix of facilities, and the development strategy, for an integrated tourist resort and visitor attraction in South Korea


Americas
Antigua - St Johns
British Virgin Islands - Road Town
Colombia - Bogota, Santa Marta
St Lucia - Castries
USA - New York

  • Site assessment, product concept and development recommendations, market research and financial analysis for resort and city hotel projects in various locations
  • Market research and financial analysis to determine the optimum range and mix of facilities for an integrated tourism resort in Antigua
  • Long term technical assistance to assist the Colombian Government and private sector with institutional structures, tourism product development and marketing


Global research studies include:

  • Study of trends into working patterns, holiday entitlement, leisure time and disposable income, and the implications for tourism sector, for the World Tourism Organisation
  • In depth study into the timeshare sector, future trends and the market opportunity for the establishment of a new timeshare concept for investors diversifying into the sector
  • Study of trends in tourism accommodation and the implications for the tourism sector for the World Tourism Organisation
  • Study into trends in hotel financing for a major international hotel chain