2012 % Occupancy: 55 / % Change since 2011: -3
Average Room Rate 2012: 195 / % Change since 2011: -12
Average Room Yield: 108 / % Change since 2011: -16.7
Data Source: Ernst & Young Middle East Hotel Benchmark Survey
Time Period: Year–to–Date Performance for Jan 2012 to Nov 2012
The small kingdom is among the most economically vulnerable of the GCC states, with high debt levels, low reserves and slow GDP growth. But it has identified jewels in its accelerating non-oil economy that will help it forge a new path for the future.