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STR: EMEA and Central/South America hotel performance for June 2020

Both the Middle East and Africa saw their lowest absolute occupancy and RevPAR levels for any June on record. Reflecting early reopening around the continent, Europe’s hotel industry reported improved performance from May but at an all-time low level for a June.

LONDON – Hotels in both the Middle East and Africa reported lower occupancy but improved room rates from the previous month, according to June 2020 data from STR.

U.S. dollar constant currency, June 2020 vs. June 2019

Middle East

  • Occupancy: -42.9% to 33.6%
  • Average daily rate (ADR): -24.9% to US$97.31
  • Revenue per available room (RevPAR): -57.1% to US$32.72

Africa
Occupancy: -76.8% to 13.8%
ADR: -27.1% to US$74.13
RevPAR: -83.1% to US$10.23

Both the Middle East and Africa saw their lowest absolute occupancy and RevPAR levels for any June on record.

Local currency, June 2020 vs. June 2019

Qatar

  • Occupancy: -17.8% to 48.1%
  • ADR: +0.7% to QAR387.74
  • RevPAR: -17.3% to QAR186.68

While Qatar’s occupancy was slightly lower than May, ADR and RevPAR were up month over month. The ADR level was the country’s highest for any month this year.  

Oman

  • Occupancy: -59.4% to 15.7%
  • ADR: -41.0% to OMR28.19
  • RevPAR: -76.1% to OMR4.42

The absolute levels for each of the three key performance metrics were the lowest for any June in STR’s Oman database. However, each of the metrics were up from May.  

Europe hotel performance
Reflecting early reopening around the continent, Europe’s hotel industry reported improved performance from May but at an all-time low level for a June, according to data from STR.

Euro constant currency, June 2020 vs. June 2019

  • Occupancy: -72.8% to 21.6%
  • Average daily rate (ADR): -34.8% to EUR83.69
  • Revenue per available room (RevPAR): -82.3% to EUR18.11

The absolute occupancy, ADR and RevPAR levels were up from May levels, but were the lowest for any June on record. 

Local currency, June 2020 vs. June 2019

Poland

  • Occupancy: -78.2% to 17.3%
  • ADR: -14.3% to PLN279.84
  • RevPAR: -81.4% to PLN48.27

While up slightly from May levels, the absolute occupancy and RevPAR levels were the lowest for any June in STR’s Poland database. 

Switzerland

  • Occupancy: -73.7% to 20.7%
  • ADR: -12.5% to CHF198.26
  • RevPAR: -77.0% to CHF41.00

Occupancy and RevPAR were up from May levels, but each of the three key performance metrics were the lowest for any June in STR’s Switzerland database. 

Central/South America hotel performance 
The Central/South America hotel industry reported slight improvement in occupancy month over month, but lower room rates, according to June 2020 data from STR.

U.S. dollar constant currency, June 2020 vs. June 2019

  • Occupancy: -68.9% to 17.3%
  • Average daily rate (ADR): -34.6% to US$53.77
  • Revenue per available room (RevPAR): -79.7% to US$9.31

The absolute occupancy and RevPAR levels were the lowest for any June in STR’s Central/South America database. 

Local currency, June 2020 vs. June 2019

Ecuador

  • Occupancy: -87.4% to 8.4%
  • ADR: -35.6% to US$62.78
  • RevPAR: -91.9% to US$5.28

The occupancy and RevPAR levels were the lowest for any month on record in STR’s Ecuador database, as hotels remained closed during the month due to COVID-19. 

Brazil

  • Occupancy: -73.6% to 14.8%
  • ADR: -33.3% to BRL199.76
  • RevPAR: -82.4% to BRL29.48

The absolute occupancy and RevPAR levels were the lowest for any June in STR’s Brazil database. Performance remains low in key markets in Brazil, such as Sao Paulo—a market that relies heavily on corporate demand, which saw occupancy at 6.7% for the month. Leisure and regional markets, however, recorded double-digit occupancy levels. The Brazil Southeast submarket saw occupancy of 17.6%, while Sao Paulo State Regional posted 12.9% occupancy.

Tatiana Rokou

Tatiana is the news coordinator for TravelDailyNews Media Network (traveldailynews.gr, traveldailynews.com and traveldailynews.asia). Her role includes monitoring the hundreds of news sources of TravelDailyNews Media Network and skimming the most important according to our strategy.

She holds a Bachelor's degree in Communication & Mass Media from Panteion University of Political & Social Studies of Athens and she has been editor and editor-in-chief in various economic magazines and newspapers.

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