Best MidEast cities for hotel investment 2013

Latest figures from the June 2013 edition of the Ernest and Young Middle East Hotel Benchmark Survey
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17. City/Area: Cairo
\nCountry: Egypt
\n2013 H1 Average Occupancy level: 31%
\n2012 H1 Average Occupancy level: 39%
\nYear-on-Year % Change: -20.51
\n2013 H1 Average Room Rate: $88
\n2012 H1 Average Room Rate: $79
\nYear-on-Year % Change: 11.39
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16. City/Area: Sharm El Shaikh
\nCountry: Egypt
\n2013 H1 Average Occupancy level: 70%
\n2012 H1 Average Occupancy level: 70%
\nYear-on-Year % Change: 0.00
\n2013 H1 Average Room Rate: $55.00
\n2012 H1 Average Room Rate: $43.00
\nYear-on-Year % Change: 27.91
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15. City/Area: Beirut
\nCountry: Lebanon
\n2013 H1 Average Occupancy level: 58%
\n2012 H1 Average Occupancy level: 65%
\nYear-on-Year % Change: -10.77
\n2013 H1 Average Room Rate: $166.00
\n2012 H1 Average Room Rate: $210.00
\nYear-on-Year % Change: -20.95
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14. City/Area: Amman
\nCountry: Jordan
\n2013 H1 Average Occupancy level: 63%
\n2012 H1 Average Occupancy level: 79%
\nYear-on-Year % Change: -20.25
\n2013 H1 Average Room Rate: $158.00
\n2012 H1 Average Room Rate: $150.00
\nYear-on-Year % Change: 5.33
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13. City/Area: Hurghada
\nCountry: Egypt
\n2013 H1 Average Occupancy level: 71%
\n2012 H1 Average Occupancy level: 64%
\nYear-on-Year % Change: 10.94
\n2013 H1 Average Room Rate: $37.00
\n2012 H1 Average Room Rate: $26.00
\nYear-on-Year % Change: 42.31
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12. City/Area: Al Ain
\nCountry: UAE
\n2013 H1 Average Occupancy level: 71%
\n2012 H1 Average Occupancy level: 63%
\nYear-on-Year % Change: 12.70
\n2013 H1 Average Room Rate: $138.00
\n2012 H1 Average Room Rate: $141.00
\nYear-on-Year % Change: -2.13
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11. City/Area: Manama
\nCountry: Bahrain
\n2013 H1 Average Occupancy level: 45%
\n2012 H1 Average Occupancy level: 37%
\nYear-on-Year % Change: 21.62
\n2013 H1 Average Room Rate: $212.00
\n2012 H1 Average Room Rate: $224.00
\nYear-on-Year % Change: -5.36
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10. City/Area: Madina
\nCountry: Saudi Arabia
\n2013 H1 Average Occupancy level: 73%
\n2012 H1 Average Occupancy level: 72%
\nYear-on-Year % Change: 1.39
\n2013 H1 Average Room Rate: $186.00
\n2012 H1 Average Room Rate: $170.00
\nYear-on-Year % Change: 9.41
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9. City/Area: Riyadh
\nCountry: Saudi Arabia
\n2013 H1 Average Occupancy level: 64%
\n2012 H1 Average Occupancy level: 62%
\nYear-on-Year % Change: 3.23
\n2013 H1 Average Room Rate: $224.00
\n2012 H1 Average Room Rate: $234.00
\nYear-on-Year % Change: -4.27
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8. City/Area: Muscat
\nCountry: Oman
\n2013 H1 Average Occupancy level: 73%
\n2012 H1 Average Occupancy level: 71%
\nYear-on-Year % Change: 2.82
\n2013 H1 Average Room Rate: $210.00
\n2012 H1 Average Room Rate: $207.00
\nYear-on-Year % Change: 1.45
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7. City/Area: Kuwait
\nCountry: Kuwait
\n2013 H1 Average Occupancy level: 61%
\n2012 H1 Average Occupancy level: 56%
\nYear-on-Year % Change: 8.93
\n2013 H1 Average Room Rate: $299.00
\n2012 H1 Average Room Rate: $292.00
\nYear-on-Year % Change: 2.40
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6. City/Area: Makkah
\nCountry: Saudi Arabia
\n2013 H1 Average Occupancy level: 80%
\n2012 H1 Average Occupancy level: 85%
\nYear-on-Year % Change: -5.88
\n2013 H1 Average Room Rate: $212.00
\n2012 H1 Average Room Rate: $201.00
\nYear-on-Year % Change: 5.47
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5. City/Area: Doha
\nCountry: Qatar
\n2013 H1 Average Occupancy level: 71%
\n2012 H1 Average Occupancy level: 68%
\nYear-on-Year % Change: 4.41
\n2013 H1 Average Room Rate: $259.00
\n2012 H1 Average Room Rate: $269.00
\nYear-on-Year % Change: -3.72
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4. City/Area: Abu Dhabi
\nCountry: UAE
\n2013 H1 Average Occupancy level: 80%
\n2012 H1 Average Occupancy level: 78%
\nYear-on-Year % Change: 2.56
\n2013 H1 Average Room Rate: $217.00
\n2012 H1 Average Room Rate: $202.00
\nYear-on-Year % Change: 7.43
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3. City/Area: Dubai - City
\nCountry: UAE
\n2013 H1 Average Occupancy level: 87%
\n2012 H1 Average Occupancy level: 86%
\nYear-on-Year % Change: 1.16
\n2013 H1 Average Room Rate: $220.00
\n2012 H1 Average Room Rate: $206.00
\nYear-on-Year % Change: 6.80
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2. City/Area: Jeddah
\nCountry: Saudi Arabia
\n2013 H1 Average Occupancy level: 80%
\n2012 H1 Average Occupancy level: 80%
\nYear-on-Year % Change: 0.00
\n2013 H1 Average Room Rate: $275.00
\n2012 H1 Average Room Rate: $240.00
\nYear-on-Year % Change: 14.58
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1. City/Area: Dubai - Beach
\nCountry: UAE
\n2013 H1 Average Occupancy level: 84%
\n2012 H1 Average Occupancy level: 81%
\nYear-on-Year % Change: 3.7
\n2013 H1 Average Room Rate: $389.00
\n2012 H1 Average Room Rate: $371.00
\nYear-on-Year % Change: 4.85