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STR analysts cited group business (bookings of 10 rooms or more) as a reason behind the strong performance in the Jeddah market STR analysts cited group business (bookings of 10 rooms or more) as a reason behind the strong performance in the Jeddah market

STR Reports July Middle East/Africa Hotel Performance

In July, hotels in the Middle East saw occupancy increase 5.8 percent to 59 percent while ADR decreased 5.8 percent to USD125.07 and RevPAR dipped 0.3 percent to USD73.82.

African hotels, however, reported occupancy rose 2.5 percent to 62 percent, ADR increased 11.7 percent to USD112.95 and RevPAR rose 14.6 percent to USD70.05.

According to STR, hotels in the Middle East reported mixed July performance results, while hotels in Africa posted growth across the three key performance metrics.

More specifically, in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, occupancy grew 12.4 percent to 76.6 percent, ADR grew 15.5 percent to SAR1,363.71 (USD363.54) and RevPAR grew 29.8 percent to SAR1,044.31 (USD278.40).

The absolute occupancy level in Jeddah was the highest for any July since 2012, while ADR was the highest on record for the month.