The number of guests checking in Abu Dhabi hotels and hotel apartments has increased by 12% for the period ending June 30 compared to the same period in 2012, according to figures released by Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi).
There have been significant increases in hotel occupancies and revenues.
During the first half of this year 1,333,339 guests checked into Abu Dhabi accommodation delivering 4,226,604 guest nights – a rise of 25% on 2012.
On average the guest stayed 3.17 nights – which is up 12 per cent on last year, which translates into an occupancy rate of 71 per cent – which is up 8 per cent on 2012.
TCA Abu Dhabi Mubarak Al Muhairi said, “We heading in the right direction and this heightened performance, despite significant increases in resort and hotel inventory, justifies our increased efforts in trade engagement and international marketing and promotion and the expanded product operators and investors have put into the destination.”