The Europe hotel industry posted mixed results in year-over-year metrics when reported in U.S. dollars, euros and British pounds for September 2012, according to data compiled by STR Global.
The Middle East/Africa region reported mixed performance results in September 2012 when reported in U.S. dollars, according to data compiled by STR Global.
The region’s occupancy increased 5.4 percent to 60.7 percent during the month, its average daily rate fell 1.7 percent to US$137.76 and its revenue per available room grew by 3.6 percent to US$83.63.
“Beirut, Lebanon, experienced two very different sides to this year”, said Elizabeth Randall Winkle, managing director of STR Global. “The first five months saw double-digit RevPAR increases and the last four months saw falling RevPAR results. September, unfortunately, reported the highest declines so far with RevPAR falling 56.5 percent compared to September 2011. Recent events and unrests will provide further challenges to the city’s residents and guests”.
Highlights among the region’s key markets for September 2012 include (year-over-year comparisons, all currency in U.S. dollars):
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