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Meliã’s hotel occupancy is highest ever at record 110,000 rooms globally

Link Securities| Gabriel Escarrer, CEO of Meliã International, said the company operates a record 110,000 rooms worldwide, digital portal reported yesterday. Meliã’s hotel occupancy is the highest in its history. The company will also add capacity in Vietnam, Italy, Cuba, Seychelles and Montenegro and will start operations in Albania and Tanzania in 2023. Additionally, the hotel chain has raised its bookings to 30% above 2019 and expects margins to…


Meliá’s goal is to cut debt by half in two-three years, leaving it under €650 M

Bankinter | Meliá’s CEO said in an interview with a local media outlet that one of the group’s big goals is to cut its net financial debt to less than half in a period of two-three years. This would mean trimming it to below 650 million euros from the 1.271 billion currently (excluding leases). To do this, it forecasts that demand will remain strong, at levels close to those of 2019…


Meliá forecasts closing 2022 with Ebitda of over €400 M; expects to recover pre-Covid revenues in 2023

Bankinter | Meliá has offered some guidelines for the next few years, for the first time since the pandemic. It will recover pre-Covid revenue levels in 2023, with an improvement in margins of 300 bp from 2024. This clearly beats our estimates. The CEO of Meliá forecasts closing 2022 with EBITDA of over 400 million euros, excluding capital gains. In 2023, the group will recover pre-Covid revenues (1.8 billion euros…


Strong recovery in demand, significant margin improvement, return to profits: Buy Meliá (T.P. 7,76 eur/shr)

Bankinter | The Q1 2022 results reflect a greater impact from inflation on costs. For that reason we are lowering our estimates (-6% at EBIDTA level) and target price -5% to 7,76 euros/share. That said, we believe that the share price has over-reacted (down 10% since the publication of results). So it’s a good opportunity to take positions in the stock. The news flow will improve in the coming months….


Spain’s hotels hope to beat pre-Covid levels this Easter week; Meliá, amongst the firms to play the recovery

Bankinter | The big Spanish hotel chains foresee occupancy levels this Easter week beating those prior to the virus. They all coincide in that the outlook is optimistic, despite the uncertainty fuelled by the conflict and escalating fuel prices. And in the majority of cases, they are are confident of exceeding or being very clost to pre-Covid levels during the Easter break. In some case, bookings are up 15% on…


Melia’s RevPar could be around 67% of 2019 level vs 43% for the sector in Spain

Renta 4 | Consultancy STR and Cushman & Wakefield have carried out a study on the hotel sector in Spain, comparing estimates for 2021e with the figures for 2019. Revenue per room (RevPar) in 2021e will be around 43% of the 2019 level, mainly due to the decline in occupancy (-43,4 pp vs 2019 to 36%) as prices would remain around 2019 levels. At Renta 4 Banco we expect less of a…


Meliá Takes The Advantage Of The Chinese Tourism Recovery Opening Its Fifth Hotel In The Country

According to the China Tourism Academy, more than 90% of hotels and tourist attractions in the country have reopened along with around 60% of travel agencies after containing the pandemic. Against this backdrop, Meliá Hotels has resumed work on an expansion plan which aims to double its presence in China within two years, from 5 to 10 hotels in operation. The reactivation of the domestic market have encouraged the company to open an ultra-luxury urban resort in Chengdu this week.