STR | May 19, 2022
LONDON—The Abu Dhabi and Dubai hotel industries recorded occupancy and average daily rate (ADR) that exceeded the 2019 Eid al-Fitr comparables, according to preliminary data from STR. When looking at the Eid date (2 May 2022) in the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi’s hotel occupancy reached 79.1%, which was 4.5% higher than 4 June 2019. Similarly, Dubai’s occupancy came in at 75.4%, which was 19.7% higher than the pre-pandemic comparable. “This high performance is yet another sign of recovery and demand momentum for the Middle East,” said Philip Wooller, STR’s senior director, Middle East & Africa. “While the...
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