Dubai's hotel room supply to reach 132,000 by the end of 2019

The new study by Dubai Tourism also revealed that occupied room nights is expected to reach 35.5 million annually in 2019

Rezidor signed 7,500 rooms and opened 28 hotels in 2017

Rezidor signed 7,500 rooms and opened 28 hotels in 2017

In 2017, Rezidor opened 28 hotels with more than 5,000 rooms, including four new Radisson Blu properties in Saudi Arabia and Dubai

Dubai records highest number of business events in 2017

Dubai records highest number of business events in 2017

The emirate hosted a total of 212 events in 2017

Dubai hotels report occupancy growth in January 2018

Dubai hotels report occupancy growth in January 2018

Preliminary data from STR shows that hotels in Dubai reported occupancy rose 1.5%, while ADR declined by 0.6% and RevPAR increased by 1%

UAE hotels see a rise in occupancy as room rates drop in 2017

UAE hotels see a rise in occupancy as room rates drop in 2017

Additional offers in the mid-market pricing has helped continue a rise in market demand

2.5 million Chinese tourists to visit GCC by 2021

2.5 million Chinese tourists to visit GCC by 2021

Saudi Arabia will see the highest number of arrivals from China

Since November, Jeddah airport has recorded over 2.4 mln pilgrims

Since November, Jeddah airport has recorded over 2.4 mln pilgrims

A total of 1.23 million pilgrims arrived and 1.21 million of them departed through King Abdulaziz International Airport, the airport director general said

22nd Global Village welcomes 2.4 million visitors, sets new record

22nd Global Village welcomes 2.4 million visitors, sets new record

The multicultural festival park welcomed its highest ever record number of visitors between November 1 and December 31

Abu Dhabi witnesses highest December occupancy since 2004

Abu Dhabi witnesses highest December occupancy since 2004

Abu Dhabi's occupancy, ADR and RevPAR all show growth in December 2017

Jeddah hotels record lowest ever December occupancy rate

Jeddah hotels record lowest ever December occupancy rate

The STR report also says that Jeddah recorded the lowest average daily rate (ADR) for December since 2010

Emirates achieves fleet and product milestones in 2017

Emirates achieves fleet and product milestones in 2017

Emirates registered over 191,000 flights in 2017, travelling more than 886 million kilometres around the globe, a statement said

Hotel occupancy rates rise 8.9% in Abu Dhabi in October

Hotel occupancy rates rise 8.9% in Abu Dhabi in October

EY's October 2017 MENA hotel benchmark survey report, the average daily rate in Abu Dhabi rose to $128 (AED 470) in October 2017, compared to $125 (AED 459) in October 2016

Middle East airline passenger numbers predicted to grow by 7% in 2018

Middle East airline passenger numbers predicted to grow by 7% in 2018

The report also revealed that Middle East airlines will see net profits doubling to US $600 million (AED 2.2 billion) in 2018

Abu Dhabi International Airport rated fastest growing hub

Abu Dhabi International Airport rated fastest growing hub

In the report, top three of the top 20 hubs rated are located in the Gulf region

News Analysis: Cybersecurity and hotels

News Analysis: Cybersecurity and hotels

Cyber breaches in hotels impact operations, financial performance and reputation. With increasing global regulatory attention, they can also affect executives' jobs and the viability of businesses

Middle East hotels witness occupancy bump and ADR drop

Middle East hotels witness occupancy bump and ADR drop

STR's October 2017 data showed mixed performance results for Middle East's hotels, while Africa reported positive results in all metrics


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