WAOH Skyrocketing Figures!
Dubai’s hotels welcomed more than 7.9 million visitors between January and September, a 9.8 percent year-on-year increase.
Hoteliers and hotel apartment operators experienced significant growth in revenues, with total revenues for the first 9 months of the year up by 17.1 percent, reaching AED15.33bn ($4.16bn).
The latest visitor number results, released by Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) on the sidelines of World Travel Market in London, showed increases across hotel establishment guests, room occupancy levels, hotel and hotel apartment revenues and average length of stay.
During the first nine months of the year, guest numbers across all hotels and hotel apartments reached 7,941,118.
Hotel room occupancy averaged 78.6% over the 09 month period, up 3.1 percent compared to the same period in 2012 and hotel apartment occupancy also saw steady growth, up 7.3 percent to 81 percent, the figures showed.
Average length of stay across hotels and hotel apartments between January and September rose 3.5 percent year-on-year to 3.9 days, they also showed.
Total guest nights also recorded similarly impressive rises, up 13.7 per cent to 30,874,916 from 27,163,974 in the first nine months of 2012.
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