STR's preliminary June data for the UAE capital indicates high performance due to double-digit demand growth
Hotels in Abu Dhabi are set to post the highest absolute occupancy level for June for five years.
STR’s preliminary June data for the UAE capital indicates high performance due to double-digit demand growth.
Based on daily data from June, Abu Dhabi reported a 5.4 percent increase in supply but a 23 percent jump in demand.
STR said occupancy is set to soar by 16.8 percent to 62.9 percent, the highest mark for June since 2014.
The data also revealed a 7.2 percent rise in average daily rate (ADR) to AED339.31 and a 25.2 percent increase in revenue per available room (RevPAR) to AED213.43.
STR analysts noted that following the end of Ramadan on June 4, performance levels rose significantly with June 6 seeing the highest year-on-year percentage changes in the three key performance metrics - occupancy (up 102.3 percent), ADR (up 60.5 percent) and RevPAR (up 224.7 percent).
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