ADR rises, RevPAR, occupancy drops across Middle East hotels in May

Hotels in Africa saw a drop in all their performance indicators

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Hotels in the Middle East have recorded a drop in revenue per available room (RevPAR) and occupancy rates in May 2019. However, average daily rate (ADR) increased.

According to data released by STR, ADR increased by 8.9% to $164.87 in comparison to last year. RevPAR dropped by 0.4% to $85.75.

However, occupancy dropped for the first time in four months with an 8.6 drop to 52%, when compared to the same period last year.

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Africa’s hotel performance drops

Hotels in Africa did not register growth in May 2019, as occupancy rates, ADR and RevPAR all decreased.

According to data, occupancy dropped by 5.6% to 51.2% while ADR dropped by 0.4% to $99.30. RevPAR dropped by 5.9% to $50.82.

Hotels in the Middle East hotels recorded a drop in ADR, RevPAR in Q1 2019. Africa’s Q1 performance was positive with hotels in the region recording a rise in occupancy, ADR and RevPAR.

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