Hotels in Dubai experienced its highest occupancy levels of more than a year this February and forward bookings for the next show positive figures, industry leading Emirates Business said.
A weekly report from the industry, used as a comparative analysis of 18 major hotels revealed occupations between 95 and 100 percent for the week 14 to 20 February. Covered include Shangri La Hotel, Emirates Towers, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Madinat Jumeirah, Grosvenor House, Raffles Hotel and Kempinski.
Holidays local, regional, during Dubai Shopping Festival and exhibitions like Gulfood occupations helped boost this month. Top hotel said the biggest boost came from international advertising campaign of Dubai launched during the last quarter of 2009.
Yields, however, remain depressed between three and 20 percent down, depending on the hotel category.