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Turning the Corner | A Positive Trend Emerges

Colliers | MENA Hotel Forecast YoY Variance | RevPAR Muscat (Mar-18b)

For three long years the hotel industry in Muscat has been confronted each month with negative forecasts of ever declining revenue, leading to a compounded 33% decline in RevPAR (Revenue Per Available Room). The fact that these forecasts from Colliers International have reported the state of the industry in a typically professional and factual manner has been of little comfort to the industry.

Alternative Accommodation | Driving Growth

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The relationship between OTAs and hotels

In April 2018 Colliers International produced a research paper as part of the Arabian Travel Market Series. The paper, Alternative Accommodation - Driving Growth for Destinations or Disruption, has detailed and insightful analysis of how Online Travel Agents (OTAs) and hotels are interacting, and how this symbiotic relationship might continue to grow.

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