REVEALED: The best Arab cities for hotel investment

Ernst & Young study counts down the region's best performing cities in terms of hotel investments
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19. Cairo City

\nOccupancy: -2.0%

\nAverage room rate: -20.7%

\nRooms Yield: -24.9%

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18. Al Ain

\nOccupancy: -8.0%

\nAverage room rate: -5.4%

\nRooms Yield: -17.4%

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17. Doha

\nOccupancy: -9.0%

\nAverage room rate: -4.7%

\nRooms Yield: -16.4%

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16. Kuwait

\nOccupancy: -7.0%

\nAverage room rate: -5.2%

\nRooms Yield: -16.3%

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15. Abu Dhabi

\nOccupancy: 0%

\nAverage room rate: -15.5%

\nRooms Yield: -16%

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14. Hurghada

\nOccupancy: +13%

\nAverage room rate: -33.0%

\nRooms Yield: -11.7%

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13. Riyadh

\nOccupancy: -1.0%

\nAverage room rate: -3.0%

\nRooms Yield: -3.2%

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12. Muscat

\nOccupancy: +3%

\nAverage room rate: -1.5%

\nRooms Yield: +2.7%

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11. Cairo - Pyramids

\nOccupancy: +10%

\nAverage room rate: -11.5%

\nRooms Yield: +6.8%

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10. Manama

\nOccupancy: +6%

\nAverage room rate: -9.4%

\nRooms Yield: +7.4%

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9. Dubai - Beach

\nOccupancy: -3%

\nAverage room rate: +6.2%

\nRooms Yield: +2.8%

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8. Sharm El Shaikh

\nOccupancy: +19%

\nAverage room rate: -22.7%

\nRooms Yield: +5.9%

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7. Dubai - City

\nOccupancy: +5%

\nAverage room rate: +5.4%

\nRooms Yield: +11.7%

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6. Dubai - Apartments

\nOccupancy: +6%

\nAverage room rate: +8.2%

\nRooms Yield: +14.7%

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5. Makkah

\nOccupancy: +11%

\nAverage room rate: +3.3%

\nRooms Yield: +17.5%

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4. Jeddah

\nOccupancy: +9%

\nAverage room rate: +11.6%

\nRooms Yield: +26.4%

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3. Beirut

\nOccupancy: +19%

\nAverage room rate: +1.7%

\nRooms Yield: +44.1%

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2. Amman

\nOccupancy: +27%

\nAverage room rate: -2.1%

\nRooms Yield: +48.7%

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1. Medina

\nOccupancy: +15%

\nAverage room rate: +14.9%

\nRooms Yield: +43.6%