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
Twenty years ago the Dubai-based business tycoon watched his parents flee the Rwanda genocide having lost everything — again. Today, the company he started to help get his family back on their feet is a monstrous conglomerate in 22 African countries.