Hotels, restaurants and spas

Investment opportunities

The rich landscape and heritage of Italy, together with the Italian passion for food and drink, make it a compelling country to visit, creating attractive investment opportunities. Traditionally dominated by families and independents, the market is adopting new ideas such as eco hotels and luxury wine tours. As a result the sector was thriving prior to Covid-19, with a record value of €6 billion in the year to July 2019.

How we can help

Withers can advise on site acquisitions and leasing, management and franchise agreements, joint ventures and financing, as well as hotel brand development. We are also expert in tax-related matters and can suggest suitable investment vehicles.

A little known fact

Italy welcomes around 9,000 international wedding couples a year. [Source: Assoeventi / Confindustria business lobby]