Oman's hotels show decline in guest numbers, revenues show growth

Figures showed that total number of guests declined by 2.8% to 1.35 million in the first 11 months of 2018

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Oman's hotels saw a decline in total number of guests in the first 11 months of 2018, compared to the same period the year before, according to official data.

Figures shared by Oman's National Centre for Statistics and Information (NCSI), according to Arabian Business, showed that total number of guests declined by 2.8% to 1.35 million in that period.

However, revenues rose by 8.5% to OR188.7 million ($490 million), according to the official figures. Occupancy also increased by 0.9% to 57% across January-November 2018.

The top three source markets included Europe, Oman, and the GCC.

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