Hotel occupancy rates hit 91.7% in the emirate with average daily rate (ADR) reaching AED891.46 (US$242.71) and RevPAR AED817.90.
Like past renditions of Expo in Shanghai (2010) and Milan (2015), the final weeks of the mega event proved to be the busiest for Dubai. The last time monthly occupancy in Dubai reached 90% was March 2007 when there were roughly 90,000 less rooms in the market. Additionally, the ADR level was Dubai’s second highest of the pandemic-era, behind December 2021 (AED948.56), and market RevPAR was the highest since December 2015.
When looking at daily data, occupancy was higher than 90% for 25 days during the month with a peak of 96% on 24 March.
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