Market Report Dubai

Negative RevPAR Results for Dubai Hotels in January 2015

Dubai hotels report a 6.3 percent drop in RevPAR for January 2015

STR Global STR Global’s preliminary January 2015 data for Dubai indicates negative revenue-per-available-room performance.

Based on daily data from January, Dubai reported:

  • increases in supply (+6.8 percent) and demand (+3.7 percent);
  • a 2.9-percent decrease in occupancy to 85.6 percent;
  • a 3.6-percent decrease in average daily rate to AED1070.89; and
  • a 6.4-percent decrease in RevPAR to AED916.17.
“Dubai reported declines in RevPAR performance for the month, off the back of double-digit growth in January 2014”, said Elizabeth Winkle, managing director of STR Global. “Although strong supply growth continued to outpace growth in demand, occupancy levels for January remained in excess of 85 percent for the fourth year in a row”.

STR Global will release January 2015 results in two weeks. The February edition of the STR Global Hotel Market Forecast will be available at the end of this month.

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