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Abu Dhabi continued its outstanding performance across most of its target markets in May, compared to 2017 Abu Dhabi continued its outstanding performance across most of its target markets in May, compared to 2017

DCT Abu Dhabi Records 4.9 Percent Growth in Hotel Guests

The number of hotel guests staying in Abu Dhabi increased by 4.9 percent during the first five months of this year compared to the same period in 2017.

According to statistics from the Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi), 2,073,586 guests were welcomed from January to May. Occupancy rate averaged 75 percent during the same period (January to May), with a 1.4 percent increase, while the average length of stay was 2.7 nights, an increase of 2.4 percent compared to the same period in 2017.

China topped the number of visitors, recording 192,500 visitors, an increase of 19.9 percent. India came in second with 166,700 guests and a 22.2 percent increase, followed by the UK with 119,900 amounting to a 12.7 percent increase.