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Moody’s assigns first sovereign credit rating to Maldives

The global credit ratings agency Moody’s has assigned a first-time local and foreign currency issuer rating of B2 with a stable investment outlook to the Maldives. According to the agency, with its sovereign credit rating, Maldives became the fifth smallest nation by GDP that the agency’s Investor Service rates. Maldives is also one of the […]

Trophy assets drive investment activity in Asia Pacific in 2015, say JLL

The number of trophy hotel assets changing hands in Asia Pacific has surged in 2015, according to JLL’s Hotels & Hospitality Group.

Hotel Investment Conference for Asia Pacific (HICAP) 2015 underway at the InterContinental Hong Kong

Yesterday saw the opening of the Hotel Investment Conference for Asia Pacific (HICAP) at the InterContinental Hong Kong.

Global hotel sales up 56% in H1 2015, totalling US$42 billion

Hotel sales across the globe soared in the first half of 2015, with transactions adding up to US$42 billion in total.

Investment in hotels growing throughout Asia Pacific, reports CBRE

According to a new report entitled Hotel Trends, Asia Pacific Q2 2015, published by CBRE, a premier real estate services company, the Asia Pacific region recorded strong demand for hotels in Q2 2015.

Colombo Stock Exchange and Maldives Stock Exchanges sign MoU to strengthen ties

The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) and Maldives Stock Exchange (MSE) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in order to help further strengthen the relationship between the two respective financial markets.

China predicted to become the world’s biggest overseas investor by 2020

According to a joint report by the economic research firm Rhodium Group and the Berlin-based Mercator Institute for China Studies, China will become the world’s biggest cross-border investor by the end of this decade

Sri Lanka’s Asia Capital PLC partners with Japanese company Belluna for resort development in Baa atoll

Sri Lanka’s largest investment bank Asia Capital PLC has announced plans for a resort project in the Maldives together with Japanese company Belluna.

Chinese investment in global hospitality sector soars, Maldives strengthens ties

As Chinese investment in the hospitality sector surges, the Maldives announces investment forum in Beijing, President visits China.

Al-Khozama Management Group plans halal resort in the Maldives

The Saudi-based property development and management company Al-Khozama is planning to expand into Dubai and the Maldives, according to the group’s hospitality division vice president, Hussein Ali Hatata.

Sphere Conferences launches Hospitality Investment Conference Indian Ocean 2015

Sphere Conferences, the conference arm of Singapore Press Holdings Limited (SPH), has launched the Hospitality Investment Conference Indian Ocean (HICIO) 2015.

Leading Asia Pacific Hotel Investment Conference to be held in Bangkok in May

Questex Hospitality Group will hold the Asia Pacific Hotel Investment Conference in Bangkok for the third year running, the company has today announced.