Previously cautious institutional investors are more optimistic

LONDON, Nov. 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Hospitality Insights, Questex’s industry-trusted investment and development information platform, has released the third quarter 2021 results of the Quarterly Investor Sentiment Assessment in collaboration with ABP Invest. Hospitality Insights provides negotiators with the latest information on trends and opportunities and is the official information arm of the world’s leading hospitality conferences, including; The annual hotel conference, the international hotel investment forum and the hotel and residences forum.

The release of the third quarter assessment revealed that the only way is to increase, as optimism levels for the recovery of the hospitality industry continue to rise. This is not a huge surprise given the lifting of global travel restrictions over the summer and the increase in leisure hospitality in particular, is fueling the rebound and positive sentiment.

Continuous improvement in expectations of economic conditions has been a strong feature of the valuation – with 80% of investors expecting ‘significant improvement’ showing a marked increase of 100% in the last three quarters of the valuation. – 40% in the first quarter 21, rising to 60% in Q2’21 and now to 80% in Q3’21. The proportion of investors expecting a deterioration in the economic climate has fallen to its lowest level of 1% since the start of the survey.

Hotels retain their pole position for the fourth consecutive quarter as the best investment opportunity over the next 12 months, followed by hotel residences and extended stays taking third place among Resorts in T2’21. At the other end of the scale, hostels and coworking should offer the least attractive opportunities.

When asked to consider the most attractive cities for hotel investment, the response was once again unanimous with the top three European cities in the second quarter in a good position; London, Barcelona and Paris.

Thanos Papasavvas, Founder and Chief Investment Officer, ABP Invest, said: “We were relieved to see investor sentiment emerge from the overwhelmingly positive readings of the past quarter, which had raised our concerns about potential investor complacency. Sentiment remains firmly positive but aware of inflationary risks as well as labor shortages and higher wages which contain forward-looking expectations. It should also be noted that institutional investors have become relatively more optimistic in their valuation compared to other investors, having been more cautious so far. “

Over the past 20 months, the assessment has only been open to a select group of investors who actively participate in Questex’s hotel events portfolio and provide a healthy representation of the entire ecosystem of Questex. hotel investment; including institutional investors, private owners, family offices, private equity and high net worth individuals. As the pool of investors grows, Questex will open submissions to approved investors who wish to participate and, in turn, will have the opportunity to debrief with other contributors on the results. Those interested can fill out this short form.


About the Hospitality Insights Investor Sentiment Assessment

The assessment was launched at the start of the pandemic to monitor buyer and seller sentiment, at a time when tracking investor appetites has become more crucial than ever. The data captures the overall proportions of dry powder in the hospitality industry, interests and allocation across various investment segments, regions and asset classes, return expectations, potential threats and environmental, social and security strategies. governance (ESG).

The fourth quarter evaluation will open in November. Sign up for Hospitality Insights newsletters here to stay up to date and follow the company page on LinkedIn here.

About Questex
Questex helps people live better and longer lives. Questex brings people together in the markets that help people live better: travel, hospitality and well-being; industries that help people live longer: life sciences and health care; and the technologies that enable and fuel these new experiences. We live in the experience economy – connecting our ecosystem through live events, surrounded by data insights and digital communities. We offer experience and concrete results. It is happening here.

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