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Middle East and Africa hotel performance for October 2020

Middle East and Africa hotelsHotels in both the Middle East and Africa recorded their highest absolute occupancy level since February, according to October 2020 data from STR.

US$ constant currency, October 2020 (percentage change from October 2019)

Middle East

  • Occupancy: 44.2% (-33.8%)
  • Average daily rate (ADR): US$108.47 (-23.2%)
  • Revenue per available room (RevPAR): US$47.96 (-49.2%)


  • Occupancy: 28.6% (-56.3%)
  • ADR: US$101.71 (-3.5%)
  • RevPAR: US$29.08 (-57.8%)

Local currency, October 2020 (percentage change from October 2019)


  • Occupancy: 56.6% (-22.6%)
  • ADR: QAR361.59 (-6.3%)
  • RevPAR: QAR204.58 (-27.5%)

Qatar’s occupancy was slightly lower than September, but ADR and RevPAR were up from the month prior.

United Arab Emirates

  • Occupancy: 52.7% (-31.5%)
  • ADR: AED358.69 (-33.2%)
  • RevPAR: AED189.19 (-54.2%)

Each of the three key performance metrics were up from previous months. The occupancy and RevPAR levels were the highest in the UAE since February.

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

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