Dubai hotel occupancy dips to 79% in 2008

11 March 2009

A new report reveals that hotel occupancy in Dubai last year declined to its lowest level since 2004 because of a slowdown in visitors and an increased number of rooms. The Jones Lang LaSalle property report said the emirate's hotel occupancy fell to 79% in 2008, which was 5% lower than a year earlier. From July-December last year, occupancy rates dropped by about 7%.

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