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ICREA’s specialist, experienced advisory team focuses on delivering value creation, creating & converting opportunities, growth, and overcoming challenges in the hospitality sector for land /project owners, developers, investors, hotel owners, and management operators.


The landscape of the hospitality sector in each country has its own dynamics, challenges and growth patterns, type of travellers, and availability of hotels. The hospitality sector is rapidly evolving through changing consumer behaviour, disruptions by technology, tourism patterns, new players, and type of travellers.


This change is rapid and continuous. At the same time, the huge market is growing, leading to business models getting challenged and evolved. The global hotel industry was worth $ 570 billion USD in 2019. 

Our Approach

We follow a diagnostic, structured, and process driven approach. We understand and define our client’s need, and provide research based solutions for their problems. Our partners lead three levels of each process. We concentrate granularly on the education sectors. This approach guarantees that we delve deeper into the sector, making us niche providers of sharper and effective service with every passing day. Our creative, out of the box thinking helps us in our risk analysis strategy. We imbibe our core values and attitude of gratitude into every solution that we render.


In the hospitality sector, ICREA focuses majorly on the growth corridor of East, West, Central and Southern African countries, Bangladesh, Nepal, UAE, and GCC countries.

Africa is the second-fastest-growing tourism region in the world with a growth of 5.6% in 2018 versus the 3.9% global average growth rate. The continent received 67 million tourists arrivals as compared to 58 million in 2017.

With more and more tourists flying in, Dubai has entered the list of top 10 destinations to visit. Dubai attracted 15.8 million tourists in 2017 and is likely to reach 20 million by the end of 2020. Lots of investments and planning has been done for the upcoming Expo.

Products and Services

ICREA’s specialist team focuses on delivering value by creating and converting opportunities, realizing growth, generating returns, and also overcoming challenges for hospitality operators, investors, landowners. We offer local, regional, national, international expertise in our corridor of 50+ plus countries in the UAE, GCC, Middle East, Africa, and Indian sub-continent, with a focus on privately owned enterprises in the healthcare sector.

Furthermore, ICREA has built a broad network of operating healthcare providers, landowners, investors, local banks, Development Financial Institutions (DFI), and impact funds across India, UAE, GCC, Middle East, Thailand, Germany, UK, and the USA.

Hospitality is an insurance-driven, infrastructure, knowledge, technology, and investment intensive business. There are five major components: healthcare operating companies, real estate (land, building), finance, specialities, and technology.

ICREA tailor-makes solutions at the greenfield, brownfield, or operating business stage through our five pillars approach. Our solutions range from OpCo and PropCo to sale and leaseback, M&A, divestiture, debt capital, equity capital, joint ventures, alliances and partnerships, strategic and technical consulting, research and market studies and feasibilities, specialized advisory, strategic advisory, and more for the hospitality sector.

Our Relationship Base

We work with hospitality investors and operators across geographies, and our technical expertise equips all stakeholders in the hospitality sector. We have developed numerous relationships with operators, funds, investors, developers, local business houses, and banks, that has enhanced our market and sector knowledge and intelligence.
We work both on the investor and operator side, carrying out inbound and outbound projects and transactions.
Our team will help create an environment that integrates all your needs and achieve high-quality results.

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Execution competence in project country

Our strategic collaborations with different companies and service providers ensure that we cater to your customised requirements and execute projects successfully.

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Some of our clients
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