UAE – Mubasher: Average occupancy in Dubai’s hotel sector registered 76% during the first six months of 2019.
The number of occupied hotel rooms in the emirate went up by 5% to 15.71 million in H1-19, compared the year-ago period, the Emirate News Agency (WAM) reported on Saturday.
Dubai’s hotel room inventory rose by 6% year-on-year to reach 118,345 by the end of June.
“Luxury five-star and four-star hotels commanded 34% and 25% of the emirate’s total inventory, respectively. Meanwhile, properties in the one to three-star categories represented a share of 20%,” WAM revealed.
Total visitors to the Emirate of Dubai increased by 3% year-on-year to 8.36 million during the first six months of 2019.