Market Report Dubai

Positive Results for Dubai Hotels for December 2013

Dubai Hotels report 1.7% occupancy increase for December

STR Global STR Global’s preliminary December data for Dubai indicates positive growth.

Based on preliminary STR Global daily data from December, the emirate reported:

  • increases in supply (+4.7 percent) and demand (+6.6 percent);
  • a +1.7-percent increase in occupancy to 80.0 percent;
  • a +7.7-percent increase in average daily rate to AED1,063.32; and
  • a +9.5-percent rise in revenue per available room to AED850.50.
“December is in line with the previous months and closed another fabulous year for Dubai, achieving the highest RevPAR levels since 2009 for this month”, said Elizabeth Winkle, managing director of STR Global. “While occupancy overall showed positive growth, ADR was the dominating force driving positive RevPAR performance in December and during the entire year 2013”.

STR Global will release December 2013 results in two weeks. The next edition of the STR Global Hotel Market Forecast will be available by the end of February.

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