BENCHMARK is looking to the future with its just-released Top Dining Trends for 2020. The trends were observed by Benchmarks executive chefs and culinary experts at the companys 80 luxury hotels, resorts and restaurants coast to coast, off shore, and internationally.
Dubai hotels saw occupancy dip 0.2% to 68.5% in August, according to preliminary STR data. ADR dropped 12.5% to 389.11 Emirati dirhams ($105.95) and RevPAR fell 12.6% to 266.57 dirhams ($72.59).
Government and city level regulation and greater environmental awareness among occupiers are combining to make green retrofitting an increasing priority for investors.
Accor accounts for the largest hotel room presence in the Central/South America region, followed by Marriott International, according to census data from STR.