Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority (ADTA) says hotels and hotel apartments in Abu Dhabi recorded a 6 per cent rise in guest numbers in August this year compared to same period of 2009 with 122,475 guests staying in properties throughout the emirate. The increased performance took the number of hotel guests staying in the emirate in the first eight months of this year to 1,196,768, an increase of 15 per cent over the same period last year.