The Middle East and Africa (MEA) region has reported a 0.9 per cent increase in hotel occupancy rates to 49.3 per cent in July, according to STR Global data.
It said there was a 6.9 per cent increase in average daily rate to $156.54 and
Saudi Arabia-based Elaf Group of Companies said its hotel at the Red Sea Mall in Jeddah recorded 96 per cent occupancy rate during Ramadan.
The Elaf Hotel’s high occupancy rate went higher than its original sales target with
Guest numbers at Sharjah’s beach hotels swelled to more than 180,000 during the first half of this year registering 80 per cent occupancy rates, said a top official of the Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA).
Dubai hotels reported the lowest occupancy levels in July of any month for the last 18 years, said an industry expert, adding that preliminary data indicate negative revenue-per-available-room performance.
“As July is one of
More than 1.7 million guests checked into Abu Dhabi’s hotels and hotel apartments during the first six months of the year, marking a 28 per cent up lift on the first half of 2013, according to figures released by Abu Dhabi Tourism & Cu
Bahrain’s four-star hotels reported up to 75 per cent occupancy rates yesterday (July 28) as an influx of visitors from GCC countries gave a fresh impetus to the kingdom’s hospitality industry.
Holidaymakers filled mal
Dubai's hospitality sector registered a 14.2 per cent year-on-year growth in the first nine months of 2013 to hit Dh12.2 billion ($3.32 billion), said a report.
The occupancy rates in its hotel and hotel apartments rose for th
Dubai hotels saw its occupancy hit a record 88.4 per cent during March, the strongest in the region, said a report.
The average room rates (ARR), meanwhile, touched $398.71, up 5.6 per cent, boosting profit margins, with gross ope