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