Middle East hotel occupancy rose 3% to 60.8% in July, but a 5% ADR decrease to $119.26 brough RevPAR down 2.1% to $72.51. In Africa, hotel occupancy rose 1% to 62.6%, ADR increased 4.8% to $106.94 and RevPAR rose 5.8% to $66.99.
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STR data for August shows Abu Dhabi hotels saw a performance lift during Eid al-Adha, and Beirut posted significant growth as the market's performance rebound continues.
Hotels in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, reported occupancy rose 8.3% to 72.9%, ADR increased 1.2% to 341.72 Emirati dirhams ($93.05) and RevPAR rose 9.6% to 249.03 dirhams ($67.81).