Qatar’s Hotel Occupancy Rate Fell to 56% In November, but the World Cup Helped the “Average Room Rate” Hit a Record High

1月 09, 2023

The 2022 Qatar World Cup was held from November 20 to December 18. Before the opening, it was assumed that the tournament would overcrowd Qatar’s hotels. “Supply and demand will be tight, but it will be managed,” Berthold Trenkel, chief operating officer of Qatar Tourism, told Hotelier Middle East in a previous interview.
However, recently disclosed data shows that Qatar’s hotel occupancy rate in November was not only lower than in the same period in 2021 and 2020 but also lower than in the first few months of 2022.
A report from Qatar Tourism pointed out that …