Le Meridien Hotel Dubai records 96 percent room occupancy in 2002
Le Meridien Hotel Dubai positive results in 2002, with average room occupancy growing by almost 15 percent to reach a record 96 percent during the calendar year.
“The substantial increase in room occupancy was matched by a healthy growth in revenue per available room. Food & Beverage revenue also rose by an unprecedented 15 percent, with an average of 1,700 diners frequenting our Food & Beverage outlets each day,” said Business Development Director of Le Meridien Dubai, Shujaat Yar.
Attributing to part of the hotel's strong performance during the year were the efforts of the Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM). Yar explained that the body had played a key role in promoting the tourism industry in Dubai to regional and global audiences.
Le Merdien Dubai is part of the Le Meridien Group, a global company with a portfolio of 140 luxury and upscale hotels in 55 countries worldwide. The majority of its properties are located in the world's top cities and resorts throughout Europe, the Americas, Asia Pacific, Africa and the Middle East.
The company also enjoys a strategic alliance with JAL-owned Nikko Hotels providing loyal guests access to an additional 42 properties around the world. With its headquarters in London, Le Meridien Hotels & Resorts is owned by Nomura International and managed by Terra Firma Capital Partners. — (menareport.com)
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