Dubai hotel rooms rise by 6,877, revenue continues to drop in July 2019
ADR, RevPAR dropped for the seventh consecutive month in 2019
The total number of rooms in Dubai’s hotels rose by 6,877 in July 2019 when compared to July 2018, data by Dubai Tourism revealed. ADR and RevPAR, however, continued to drop for the seventh consecutive month.
According to the ministry, July 2019 saw a total of 118,209 rooms, compared to 111,332 rooms last year, representing a growth of 6.18%.
Occupancy rises in the emirate
Dubai Tourism revealed that occupied room nights rose to 18.09 million to 17.24 million.
Average daily rates dropped to 422AED (US$ 114.90) from 476AED ($129.61) last year, while revenue per available room decreased by 49AED ($13.34), to 313AED ($85.22) from 362 AED($98.57) last year.