Oman's hotel revenues rise by 26.4% to exceed OMR153mn

Oman Monday 06/November/2023 14:59 PM
Oman's hotel revenues rise by 26.4% to exceed OMR153mn

Muscat: The revenues of 3-5 star hotels in the Sultanate of Oman exceeded OMR153 million as of the end of September 2023, up by 26.4 per cent over the corresponding period in 2022, according to statistics issued by the National Centre for Statistics and Information (NCSI).

The total number of hotel guests rose by 27.3 per cent to 1.43 million by the end of September 2023, compared to 1.13 million during the corresponding period in 2022. Meanwhile, the hotel occupancy rate registered a growth of 10.1 per cent.

According to the NCSI report, among the nationalities, as many as 567,447 of the hotel guests were Omanis, 156,703 were GCC citizens (up by 27.6 per cent), 295,155 were European citizens (an increase of 43.4 per cent), 41,079 were Americans (up by 1.8 per cent), 8,361 were citizens from African countries (up by 41.2 per cent), while the number of guests from Asian countries increased by 43.6 per cent to 213,980.

The number of guests from Oceania countries surged by 204.5 per cent to 30,898.