Qatar Tourism shared its Q3 2021 performance report on the country’s tourism and hospitality sectors, offering detailed analysis and monitoring of the two sectors.

The report covers the period from July to September 2021 and can be viewed here.

Qatar Tourism Q3 performance report Third Quarter Growth

Hotel accommodation supply grew 4% in comparison to September 2020, with a total of 29.2 thousand keys by the end of Q3 2021 compared to 28.2 thousand during the same period last year. Deluxe and standard hotel apartments category witnessed the biggest growth of 9%. More information on market accommodation categories is available in the report.

The hospitality sector, excluding properties utilised for quarantine purposes, recorded a 14% growth in overall occupancy rates compared to the same period last year. The occupancy rate averaged 62% across Q3 2021, compared to 54% across the same period last year. The report also showed a 13% growth in the average room rate (ARR) (to QAR406) and a 29% increase in revenue per available room (RevPAR) (to QAR286), compared with the same period last year.

Various factors have contributed to the recovery of the hospitality sector such as Shop Qatar 2021 promotions and all hotels registered with Qatar Tourism acquiring Qatar Clean certification, as well as the reopening the borders in July.

It is most likely that the country will witness a gradual increase in the number of visitors as global travel resumes. Qatar has been successful in reducing the number of COVID-19 positive cases since the reopening of the country’s borders in July 2021, thanks to the increased number of vaccinated travellers. The country has also successfully vaccinated over 85% of its population.

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