STR: Preliminary August data for Abu Dhabi hotels
STR: Preliminary August data for Abu Dhabi hotels
10 SEPTEMBER 2020 8:09 AM

Hotel occupancy in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, dipped 6.4% to 62.9% in August, according to preliminary monthly data from STR. ADR decreased 3.4% to 307.23 Emirati dirhams ($83.66) and RevPAR fell 9.5% to 193.22 dirhams ($52.61).

LONDON—Abu Dhabi’s hotel industry reported improved performance levels from previous months, according to preliminary August 2020 data from STR.

Compared with August 2019:

• Occupancy: -6.4% to 62.9%
• Average daily rate (ADR): -3.4% to AED307.23
• Revenue per available room (RevPAR): -9.5% to AED193.22

Showing continued early recovery from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, each of Abu Dhabi’s three performance metrics were up from June. The occupancy and RevPAR levels were the highest for any month since February. The ADR level was in line with the short-term August average.

All of STR’s COVID-19 analysis can be found here.

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