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Ras Al Khaimah records its highest visitor numbers in 2022

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) announces its highest ever annual visitor numbers, with the Emirate welcoming over 1.13M overnight arrivals in 2022, a total increase of 15.6% vs 2021. The results exceed pre-pandemic levels indicating recovery and resilience in a volatile year. Gopolitical and economic challenges, Ras Al …

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ΙΑΤΑ: Passenger recovery continues in November

GENEVA – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that the air travel recovery continued through November 2022. Total traffic in November 2022 (measured in revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) rose 41.3% compared to November 2021. Globally, traffic is now at 75.3% of November 2019 levels. International traffic rose 85.2% …

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Tourists go to the ends of the earth for digital detox

Luxury cruise experts Panache Cruises have reported an increase in demand from those seeking to escape to locations beyond the reach of mobile phone signals and the internet. They have now named the best destinations across the world for those wanting to unwind and unplug from the constant connectivity of …

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STR: Canada hotel performance surpassed pre-pandemic levels in November

HENDERSONVILLE, TENNESSEE – Canada’s hotel performance came in lower than the month prior but showed improved comparisons to 2019, according to STR‘s November 2022 data. November 2022 (percentage change from November 2019)  Occupancy: 61.0% (+1.6%) Average daily rate (ADR): CAD169.69 (+14.8%) Revenue per available room (RevPAR): CAD104.98 (+16.6%) “Top-line performance …

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STR: Berlin hotel performance fell in November

Berlin’s hotel industry reported lower performance month over month, according to preliminary November 2022 data from STR. Occupancy: 69.0%  Average daily rate (ADR): EUR109.75 Revenue per available room (RevPAR): EUR75.73 The market’s ADR level surpassed the 2019 comparable (+13.7%), but occupancy and RevPAR remained below November 2019 by 15.8% and …

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