Global hotel industry revenue is predicted to reach US$550 billion in 2016, up 20% from annual revenues just five years ago. Europe and Asia Pacific have the highest hotel occupancy rates in the world, and Millennials are expected to overtake Baby Boomers as the dominant consumer group in the tourism industry by 2017.
As leading legal advisors in key tourist destinations across Asia Pacific, Europe, and the Americas, we help hotel developers, operators, financiers, investors and service providers capitalize on opportunities in the hospitality industry while complying with regulatory requirements and minimizing local market risk.
Ranked number one for global real estate services by Euromoney for seven years running, we work on some of the world's largest cross-border hotel transactions and advise clients on all aspects of ownership, management, operation, development and financing of hotel and resort properties.
Our one-stop-shop legal services include timeshare and fractional ownership schemes, franchising, foreign investment regulation, licensing and regulatory approvals, employment and industrial relations, environmental and planning issues, M&A, taxation and stamp duty, transfer pricing, information technology, trade practices and dispute resolution.