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Hotel revenues rise by 13% till February this year

Hotel revenues rise by 13% till February this year

However, hotel occupancy prices fell by .9 per cent to attain 67.eight per cent at the finish of February 2019 against 68.five per cent for the identical period of 2018, according to the newest month-to-month statistics released by the National Centre for Statistics and Information (NCSI).

Meanwhile, the total quantity of guests in the sultanate’s hotels showed a substantial improve by ten per cent in the two-month period of 2019, reaching 308,397 from 280,274 guests for the identical period of 2018.

Among the nationalities, Europeans constituted the highest quantity of guests, reaching 136,698. This was followed by 76,743 Omani guests, and 32,901 Asian vacationers till the finish of February 2019, the information released by NCSI revealed.

However, there was a drop in the quantity of American, Oceanian, and GCC guests by 1.eight per cent, six.7 per cent, and 15.five per cent to attain 11,186, three,276, and 25,338 respectively. The sultanate’s hotels received 1.49mn guests, producing a total income of RO214.1mn in 2018.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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