During 2022, a total of 4.1 million customers stayed in Abu Dhabi hotels, 24% more than in 2021, revealed data from the Abu Dhabi Department of Culture and Tourism. As reported to the Emirates Herald news agency on Wednesday, hotel revenues increased by 23% over the previous year to 5.4 billion dirhams in 2022.
They recorded the statistics that Abu Dhabi hotels showed occupancy rates of 70% over the past year, a growth of 0.2% compared to 2021. The average occupancy was about three nights per guest, and the average revenue per room available was 263 dirhams, 19% more.
Citizens of the United Arab Emirates accounted for the largest share of hotel guests in the capital last year, with a 29% share, or the equivalent of 1.182 million guests.
With a 12% share, Indians led the foreign nationalities, or the equivalent of 480,000 visitors, up 31% from the same period in 2021. Citizens of Britain, Egypt, the Philippines and Saudi Arabia followed with a share of 12%. four percent each.
Published by Emirates Herald, news and information agency.