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Room yields: the best performing and most improved hotels in the region

Cairo, Beirut and Doha were the most improved, while Dubai beach hotels continued to dominate as the biggest performers

Room yields: the best performing and most improved hotels in the region
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Cairo, Beirut and Doha were the most improved markets during the first quarter of 2015, despite ongoing political issues and a drop in oil prices, according to date from Ernst and Young’s latest Middle East Hotel Benchmark Survey Report.

While, in terms of actual earnings, Dubai beach hotels topped the tables across all three parameters.

Below is a list of the best performing and most improved cities, in terms of average room yields.

 

Average room yields (Best performing 2015):

Dubai (Beach), United Arab Emirates

Average room yield 2015: $387   

 

Dubai (Overall), United Arab Emirates

Average room yield 2015: $262   

 

Doha, Qatar

Average room yield 2015: $200   

 

Dubai (City), United Arab Emirates

Average room yield 2015: $192   

 

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Average room yield 2015: $191   

 

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Average room yield 2015: $187   

 

Kuwait City

Average room yield 2015: $158   

 

Madina, Saudi Arabia

Average room yield 2015: $157   

 

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Average room yield 2015: $155   

 

Manama, Bahrain

Average room yield 2015: $98   

 

Beirut, Lebanon

Average room yield 2015: $94   

 

Amman, Jordan

Average room yield 2015: $83   

 

Cairo City, Egypt

Average room yield 2015: $48   

 

Average room yields (Most improved 2015):

Cairo City, Egypt

Average room yield 2015: $48

Average room yield 2014: $24

Percentage change: 98.6%

 

Beirut, Lebanon

Average room yield 2015: $94

Average room yield 2014: $69

Percentage change: 35.6%

 

Doha, Qatar

Average room yield 2015: $200

Average room yield 2014: $169

Percentage change: 18.5%

 

Madina, Saudi Arabia

Average room yield 2015: $157

Average room yield 2014: $137

Percentage change: 15%

 

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Average room yield 2015: $187

Average room yield 2014: $181

Percentage change: 3.1%

 

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Average room yield 2015: $191

Average room yield 2014: $192

Percentage change: -0.7%

 

Dubai (Beach), United Arab Emirates

Average room yield 2015: $387

Average room yield 2014: $399

Percentage change: -3.2%

 

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Average room yield 2015: $155

Average room yield 2014: $161

Percentage change: -3.9%

 

Manama, Bahrain

Average room yield 2015: $98

Average room yield 2014: $104

Percentage change: -5.3%

 

Kuwait City

Average room yield 2015: $158

Average room yield 2014: $170

Percentage change: -6.7%

 

Dubai (Overall), United Arab Emirates

Average room yield 2015: $262

Average room yield 2014: $284

Percentage change: -7.9%

 

Dubai (City), United Arab Emirates

Average room yield 2015: $192

Average room yield 2014: $219

Percentage change: -12.3%

 

Amman, Jordan

Average room yield 2015: $83

Average room yield 2014: $101

Percentage change: -18.2%

 

Click here to read more from our Hospitality Report 2015

 

 

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