The Middle Eastern hotel market faced performance declines as Africa's hotels saw rises in demand and profit.

The European hotel industry's performance surged, most notably in the the UK, Spain and the Netherlands.

MENA's 1.9-percent GOPPAR growth in October 2017 may not be enough offset declines other key performance metrics.

Though most cities saw growth in occupancy and RevPAR, hotels in Zurich recorded sharp declines.

Despite a growing hotel pipeline by 301 projects, some African markets saw plunging performance results.

Hong Leong Group's City Developments has set its buyout bid for Millennium & Copthorne at approximately £1.8 billion.

Ikos Olivia is named Top Mediterranean Resort currently in operation, as Club Med Marbella claims the title while still in development.

After a challenging trading period, Middle East & Africa hotels raked in $48.40 in gross operating profit per available room this past August.