Oyo Hotels to reach 12,000 rooms by 2020 in the UAE

Rooms will be launched across the group’s 150 properties

Image courtesy: Oyo/ File
Image courtesy: Oyo/ File

India’s Oyo hotels has plans to reach 12,000 rooms by 2020, the group has revealed.

According to Oyo, the number of tourists to the GCC, especially those from China has been on a steady rise and is “expected to touch 2.9 million in 2022 and the numbers are on the rise each year”.

To address this demand, “Oyo plans to touch close to 12,000 rooms across 150 hotels in all the seven Emirates in UAE by 2020. OYO has welcomed over 100,000 guests from 78 countries across 1700 rooms in 80 plus hotels and homes, since its launch in the UAE last year,” the group said.

Speaking about the busy tourist season, Manu Midha, regional head, Middle East, OYO Hotels & Homes, said:  “We predict 75% plus occupancy rate across all Oyo hotels and homes during the upcoming summer months. We are witnessing a sustained increase in bookings from China since we established our footprint in UAE. Apart from the leisure travellers there are several business travellers that visit UAE for business opportunities.”

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