Market Report Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi Hotels Report 9.1 Percent RevPAR Decline for September 2018

According to preliminary September 2018 data from STR, Abu Dhabi's hotels reported occupancy dropped 7.4% to 67.4%, ADR dipped 1.9% to 339.02 Emirati dirhams ($92.31) and RevPAR fell 9.1% to 228.45 Emirati dirhams ($62.21).
Sunset in Abu Dhabi - Photo by David Rodrigo on Unsplash
Abu Dhabi Hotels Report 9.1 Percent RevPAR Decline for September 2018


STR’s preliminary September 2018 data for Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, indicates supply outpacing demand.

Based on daily data from September, Abu Dhabi reported the following in year-over-year comparisons:

• Supply: +5.1%
• Demand: -2.6%
• Occupancy: -7.4% to 67.4%
• Average daily rate (ADR): -1.9% to AED339.02
• Revenue per available room (RevPAR): -9.1% to AED228.45

STR analysts note that year-over-year performance comparisons for September were negatively affected by an earlier Eid al-Adha in 2018.

STR will release full September results later this month.

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