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STR: Middle East and Africa hotel performance for June 2020

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LONDON—Hotels in both the Middle East and Africa reported lower occupancy but improved room rates from the previous month, according to June 2020 data from STR.

U.S. dollar constant currency, June 2020 vs. June 2019

Middle East

  • Occupancy: -42.9% to 33.6%
  • Average daily rate (ADR): -24.9% to US$97.31
  • Revenue per available room (RevPAR): -57.1% to US$32.72


Both the Middle East and Africa saw their lowest absolute occupancy and RevPAR levels for any June on record.

Local currency, June 2020 vs. June 2019


  • Occupancy: -17.8% to 48.1%
  • ADR: +0.7% to QAR387.74
  • RevPAR: -17.3% to QAR186.68

While Qatar’s occupancy was slightly lower than May, ADR and RevPAR were up month over month. The ADR level was the country’s highest for any month this year.  


  • Occupancy: -59.4% to 15.7%
  • ADR: -41.0% to OMR28.19
  • RevPAR: -76.1% to OMR4.42

The absolute levels for each of the three key performance metrics were the lowest for any June in STR’s Oman database. However, each of the metrics were up from May. 

Additional COVID-19 analysis
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