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Explore the latest trends, demand drivers and growth opportunities in the Middle East, with in-depth market and data analysis from our in-country field researchers and regional experts.

 
Country Report

Travel in the United Arab Emirates

Sep 2022

2022 is expected to be a solid year for the travel industry in the United Arab Emirates, registering robust growth, propelled by the first ever mega event held in the Arab world – Expo 2020, from 1 October 2021 until 31 March 2022. Dubai, the city…

USD 2,450
Country Report

Tourism Flows in the United Arab Emirates

Sep 2022

In 2022, many residents of the United Arab Emirates have taken trips back to their home countries, trips that were put on hold due to the pandemic. Indeed, the vast majority of the country’s private sector (up to 98% in Dubai) is composed of…

USD 1,195
Country Report

Lodging (Destination) in the United Arab Emirates

Sep 2022

Lodging companies have reported strong advance booking for 2022 and beyond, with many customers looking to lock-in rates and take advantage of insurance policies in case they need to cancel. Strong increases have been seen in 3-star or 4-star…

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Country Report

Booking in the United Arab Emirates

Sep 2022

In 2022, the emirate of Abu Dhabi inked a deal with Airbnb to promote the holiday homes sector in the United Arab Emirates’s capital. Abu Dhabi’s Department of Culture and Tourism will work with Airbnb to grow bookings for non-hotel accommodation. It…

USD 1,195
Country Report

Airlines in the United Arab Emirates

Sep 2022

Due to pent-up demand, there have been more consumers in the United Arab Emirates who are willing to spend on airline tickets in 2022 than in previous years, and Emirates Airlines has capitalised on this appetite to travel by offering premium economy…

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Country Report

Travel in Saudi Arabia

Sep 2022

2022 is seeing positive progress for travel’s recovery in Saudi Arabia. The Saudi government has removed all pandemic-related restrictions and requirements for those entering the Kingdom. Travellers arriving in Saudi Arabia no longer have to show…

USD 2,450
Country Report

Tourism Flows in Saudi Arabia

Sep 2022

Demand for domestic travel remains high in Saudi Arabia in 2022. Domestic travel took centre stage during the pandemic as players and governmental agencies strove to maintain activity within the industry. The result is an energetic interest in local…

USD 1,195
Country Report

Lodging (Destination) in Saudi Arabia

Sep 2022

In 2021 the Ministry of Tourism renewed licenses for accommodation facilities in Mecca and Medina free of charge for a period of one year, with the possibility of extension. Furthermore, businesses offering accommodation facilities in Mecca and…

USD 1,195
Country Report

Booking in Saudi Arabia

Sep 2022

Online travel companies reported a spike in searches from Saudis looking for overseas destinations ahead of the resumption of international flights in May 2021. Wego, one of the largest online travel marketplaces in the Middle East and North Africa…

USD 1,195
Country Report

Airlines in Saudi Arabia

Sep 2022

Momentum for travel continues to build in 2022, and airlines are increasing flight frequencies and introducing new destinations to their networks. Such expansion is especially important in light of Saudi Arabia’s transformation agenda for its travel…

USD 1,195
Country Report

Consumer Health in Lebanon

Sep 2022

Consumer health struggled in 2022 as Lebanon’s deep economic and social crisis continued to put pressure on demand across the board. However, OTC products that are seen as essential such as analgesics fared better than other categories. Nonetheless,…

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Country Report

Consumer Health in Jordan

Sep 2022

Self-medication is common in Jordan despite a well-developed public healthcare system. Healthy lifestyles are yet to catch on among most of the population however and obesity levels and smoking prevalence are still high. The outbreak of COVID-19 has…

USD 2,750
Country Report

Consumer Health in Iraq

Sep 2022

Strong growth was seen in consumer health in 2022 despite various challenges such as flagging consumer confidence in the for-profit health system, disorganised distribution that results in suboptimal levels of development in many categories and…

USD 2,750
Strategy Briefing

World Market for Luxury Goods

Sep 2022

The pandemic, cost-of-living crisis and inflation hikes continue to have an unprecedented impact on affluent populations, their wealth, and their spending habits on luxury goods. The top wealth segments stand out more now than ever before and remain…

USD 1,325
Country Report

Mobility in Israel

Sep 2022

Insights and data on the traditional automotive sector and the mobility industry can help businesses examine how changing travel patterns will impact future consumer behaviour. Growing climate pressures and rising urbanisation rates are pushing…

USD 350
Country Report

PEST Analysis: Qatar

Sep 2022

Absolute rule is limiting Qatar’s civil liberties, although the country enjoys good economic freedom, albeit a declining one. In the short term, the economy will be boosted by the 2022 FIFA World Cup and elevated hydrocarbon prices, but economic…

USD 300
Country Report

Mobility in the United Arab Emirates

Sep 2022

Insights and data on the traditional automotive sector and the mobility industry can help businesses examine how changing travel patterns will impact future consumer behaviour. Growing climate pressures and rising urbanisation rates are pushing…

USD 350
Country Report

Wound Care in Saudi Arabia

Sep 2022

Demand for wound care came under significant pressure during the first year of the pandemic, resulting in negative volume growth being seen in the category. The extended periods of curfew and quarantine during the second and third quarters of the…

USD 1,195
Country Report

Wound Care in Israel

Sep 2022

Wound care registered flat growth in 2020. With people going out less due to lockdowns and less outdoor activities and gyms being closed, there was fewer minor injuries as a result, which fed into lower value sales for wound care. In addition, with…

USD 1,195
Country Report

Weight Management and Wellbeing in Saudi Arabia

Sep 2022

One of the most notable consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic was the propensity for Saudi people to put on weight. This was not due to the COVID-19 virus itself. Instead, it was the consequence of social distancing and home seclusion, which meant…

USD 1,195
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