Hotels in Qatar report higher occupancy rates
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Hotels in Qatar report higher occupancy rates

Hotels in Qatar report higher occupancy rates

Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) has said hotels are reporting an increase in occupancy rates, despite the growing number of hotels in the country, the Peninsula has reported. During the first quarter of this year, hotel occupancy was 68%, which rose by 15.5% year-on-year in May, despite the increase in the number of hotels to 87 from 81 last year, said QTA Chairman, Issa bin Mohammed Al Muhannadi. "The figures show that the total number of tourists from GCC countries grew by 13% and that tourists from the world have increased by 10% last year. Eighty-one hotels in 2012 offered a total of 13,407 rooms, achieving 60% occupancy rates," said Al Muhannadi.

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