Dubai Hotel Revenues to Fall Further during Ramadan


As every year, i 2014 guest spending in Dubai’s luxury hotels is predicted to decrease by 15% during the holy month of Ramadan. Hotel’s total revenue from overnight visitors will also decline. This, combined with the typically low occupancy rate during Ramadan, could bring the gross revenue down to 35%.

Tilal Liwa Hotel receives 2014 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

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Tilal Liwa Hotel announced that it has received the TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award for the third consecutive year. The accolade, which honors hospitality excellence, is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveller reviews on TripAdvisor, and is extended to qualifying businesses worldwide.

Slight Decline in Dubai’s Hotel Occupancy in May


As Dubai is preparing to enter the low season for business and tourism, demand for hotel rooms remained strong, according to preliminary data by STR Global. However, new hotel openings contributed to an increased supply, which resulted in a slight decline of occupancy of 2.5 percent in May.

Dubai Hotels See Highest Occupancy Rate Since 2007

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Dubai hotel occupancy rate hit a new high last month. According to the latest data published by STR Global, in April the city’s hotels registered the highest occupancy in seven years. In addition to that, the Dubai hotels also witnessed a six-year high in their average daily rates (ADR).

Hotels in Downtown Dubai – Combine Leisure with Shopping

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Modern and bustling with life while lately overcrowded, the Downtown Dubai offers its residents a wide range of entertainment, shopping and leisure outlets, as well as fresh green spaces and beautiful views of some of icons of the city. Tens of thousands of tourists are also attracted to the exciting life in the heart of […]

Will Dubai Expo 2020 Drive Lead to Hotel Oversupply?


The hospitality sector in Dubai is going at fast pace with tens of hotels opening every year and constantly rising occupancy rates. Preparing to host World Expo 2020, the city has announced several major projects, designed to increase the number of hotel rooms and meet the growing demand. And while businesses are positive about the […]

Dubai hotels welcome over 11 million guests in 2013

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Figures show a 10.6 per cent increase year-on-year in Dubai hotels guests number Hotel and hotel apartment operator revenues rise 16.1 per cent to AED 21.8 billion Dubai hotels welcomed more than 11 million guests in 2013 – an increase of just over one million on the 2012 numbers and a positive indication that Dubai […]

Dubai hotels occupancy rate, room rates increase


Dubai received over 7.9 million tourists in the first nine months of 2013, registering a 10% increase over the same period in 2012. The city is expected to exceed 10 million visitors for the full year 2013. This continued growth in tourism demand has resulted in strong performance metrics.

Marriott Dubai portfolio expands with opening of two new hotels

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As a huge step in its expansion across the Middle East and Africa, Marriott International announced on Sunday the official opening of two new hotels in Dubai. Located near Zabeel Palace, the two new properties are showcasing new brand transformation, including a new logo, re-designed lobbies and public spaces.

Guests of Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah Spoiled by Luxurious Choices

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Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah opened just recently in Dubai. With breath-taking views of the Arabian Gulf coastline and some of Dubai’s famous landmarks, the 319-room ultra luxurious hotel exudes the true luxury, world class amenities and sophistication for which the brand is known.