Hotel revenues in Oman reach RO 24.7 million in Jan 2024 – The Arabian Stories News

Muscat – The monthly statistical bulletin issued by the National Center for Statistics and Information indicated that the total number of guests in hotels – with a 3-5 star classification – increased by 20.5 percent, reaching 215,660 guests by the end of January 2024, compared to 178,945 guests from the same period last year.

The occupancy rate also witnessed a growth of 16.2 percent, reaching 59.4 percent in January 2024, compared to 51.1 percent during the corresponding period of 2023.
Nationality wise classification showed that Omanis topped the list of guests at the end of January, amounting to 75,219 guests (an increase of 21.7 percent compared to 61,806 during the previous year), followed by 73,325 European guests (17.9 percent increase, compared to the same period of last year with 62,215 guests), and 27,191 Asian guests (27.8 percent increase, compared to the same period of the previous year, which amounted to 21,273 guests).

The total number of guests from GCC countries increased by 10.5 percent to reach 11,961 guests by the end of January this year, compared to 10,826 guests for the same period last year; other Arab guests recorded an increase of 17.7 percent to reach 8,099 compared to 6,880 guests the previous year; Americans accounted for 7,231 guests – an increase of 20.1 percent compared to the same period of 2023, which amounted to 6,020 guests.
Guests from the African continent reached 1,148 – an increase of 38.8 percent compared to the same period last year, which recorded 827 guests; Oceanian guests increased by 4 percent to reach 3,877 thousand guests compared to 3,728 guests for the same period last year.
Of the total number of guests, 7,609 are listed under nationality not stated section.

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