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.
Sumit Chaudhary has been named head of finance of the Middle East for Sabre Travel Network.
Airports Council International (ACI) Asia-Pacific announced its figures for April indicate a 10 percent rise in the number of passengers in Asia-Pacific and a two percent drop in the Middle East.
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Kuwaiti low-cost airline Jazeera Airways has taken delivery of what is hailed as the first Airbus A320neo aircraft to arrive in the Middle East.
According to analysts at Lodging Econometrics (LE), the top countries in the Middle East construction pipeline are Saudi Arabia with 209 projects/72,680 rooms, UAE with 208 projects /58,930 rooms and Qatar with 58 projects /13,667 rooms.
Lodging Econometrics’ (LE) recent Trend Report says construction pipelines for the Middle East and Africa continue to grow resulting in 875 projects /216,045 rooms combined.
Passenger traffic across the Middle East continued recording growth in March at four percent year-on-year, according to Airports Council International (ACI) Asia-Pacific data.
WorldHotels, a global sales, marketing and distribution company with 350 independent upscale hotels in 50 countries, is strengthening its presence in the GCC.