(MENAFN) A recent report released by STR Global showed that GCC hotels saw improving occupancy, while average room rates (ADR) increased by double-digit demand growth during June, Arabian Business reported.
According to the report, the region's hotel occupancy grew by 8.7 percent to 58.2 percent last month, while its average daily rate fell 1.8 percent to USD136.16 and its revenue per available room (RevPAR) went up 6.8 percent to USD79.22.
Occupancy in Muscat hotels grew by 34.1 percent to 51.6 percent in June, marking the biggest increase in the region.
Qatar hotels on the other hand, marked the largest occupancy decrease in the same month, falling 11.8 percent to 49.4 percent.
In terms of ADR rates, Dubai posted a 9.8 percent increase to USD170.07, the highest increase in the region in June.
Muscat's recorded the largest fall in ADR rates in the region, with 13.3 percent fall to USD152.90.
Hotels in Jeddah recorded an 18.2 percent increase in RevPAR to USD195.70, while Dubai rose 18 percent to USD125.25 and Muscat was up 16.3 percent to USD78.87.
However, Abu Dhabi posted a 15.4 percent fall in RevPAR to USD66.13, biggest decline in that metric in the region.