Sharjah hotels witness 82pc occupancy in ’06

SHARJAH — Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) has recently issued statistics detailing the emirate's tourism sector's performance in 2006. The report shows a very high level of growth and development in its tourism sector during 2006, where the number of guests reached 1,315,745, compared to 1,295,896 in 2005.

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Published: Wed 4 Apr 2007, 8:31 AM

Last updated: Sat 4 Apr 2015, 9:01 PM

The statistics show that during the past year the overall occupancy in the emirate's hotels and hotel apartments was 82 per cent compared to 74 per cent in 2005.

Furthermore, the total number of hotels and hotel apartments in the Emirate of Sharjah increased to 74 in 2006, ( 24 hotels, and 50 hotel apartments) compared to 57 hotels and hotel apartments in 2005 ( 20 hotels and 37 hotel apartments) .

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