Foreign residents arriving at the International Airport of Athens increased 11.0% during Q2 2019 compared to the same quarter last year. Performance of April was particularly strong with an increase of 20.5% y-o-y, while May and June recorded single digit growth rates of 9.7% and 6.1% y-o-y respectively. It should be noted that these international arrivals include passengers that are transferring in Athens to other domestic destinations.
STR and Tourism Economics have downgraded their RevPAR outlook to 1.6% for 2019 and 1.1% for 2020.
Prelimiary July data for hotels in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, show a 7.3% increase in supply and a 9.5% increase in demand.
Canadian hotel occupancy decreased 2.2% to 78% during the week of 21-27 July, and a 2.3% ADR drop to 178.71 Canadian dollars ($134.96) dragged RevPAR down 4.4% to CA$139.47 ($105.33).