Reservations indicate high occupancy rates during Eid, reaching rates of up to 100%.

Hotels are preparing for Eid al-Fitr with special offers

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Osama Sharrouf, Vice President of Marketing and Sales at Jannah Hotels and Resorts, said: “The group has offered discounts of up to 15% on accommodation in the group’s hotels in Dubai, Ras Al Khaimah and Abu Dhabi during the Eid Al Fitr holiday, and until the end of this April.”

He stressed that “bookings indicate high occupancy rates of up to 100% in some of the group’s hotels, supported by bookings from the local market and some foreign markets, most notably the Saudi market, and the markets of the Gulf Cooperation Council countries in general, in addition to bookings from China, Russia, and Europe.”

For his part, the General Manager of the Swiss Hotel Al Murooj Dubai, Amr Najah, said: “The hotel has launched an offer for Eid Al Fitr that includes a 20% discount on room rates, rising to 30% for members of the hotel’s loyalty programs, in addition to discounts of up to 50%.” On the Eid al-Fitr buffet in the hotel’s international restaurants.”

He stressed that “the reservations indicate that the hotel occupancy rate will exceed 94% during the Eid al-Fitr period, amid expectations that Dubai hotels in general will achieve very high occupancy levels during the Eid period, given Dubai’s tourist attraction, the distinctive events it offers during the holidays, and the organization of discounts and shopping campaigns.” In the emirate.

He pointed out that “the reservations come from the local market, due to the influx of the country’s residents to Dubai, to spend the Eid al-Fitr holiday, the continuation of the winter tourism season in the emirate, and the influx of tourism from European markets, and the markets of Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, and others.”

Foreign markets

In the same context, the Director of Operations Department for “Eshraq Hospitality Group,” Joseph Karam, said: “The group has put forward an offer that includes a discount of up to 25% on room rates in the (Crowne Plaza Deira) and (Crowne Plaza Jumeirah) hotels, at a time when “Bookings show an increase in the occupancy rate to 90% during Eid al-Fitr,” he said, citing the brilliance of Dubai and the UAE in general as a global tourist destination, as well as the large number of international tourists, citizens, and residents who choose Dubai to spend the Eid al-Fitr holiday.

He said: “We expect a continued flow of visitors who want to explore the Emirates during the coming period,” pointing to a promising increase in demand from the main Asian and South American markets, as well as a growing interest from the country’s residents who seek to take advantage of their vacation time, to take short trips. inside the state.

Market equilibrium

In addition, the General Manager of the Grand Plaza Mövenpick Hotel Dubai Media City, Alfio Bernardini, said: “The hotel has launched an offer that includes a discount of up to 20% on room prices, food and beverages, with rewards from the customer loyalty program (Accor Life Without Borders). ) when spending in any of the food and beverage facilities inside the hotel,” noting that the offers start from the eighth to the 14th of this April.

He stressed that reservations indicate achieving high occupancy rates during Eid Al Fitr, in line with Dubai's continued appeal as a festive destination that attracts local and international visitors.

He continued: “We are optimistic given Dubai’s attractiveness to local and international visitors, and the hotel offers support the emirate’s attractiveness as a holiday destination,” pointing out that the Gulf market is one of the most important hotel markets, in addition to the increasing activity from several international markets, which is in line with the strategic objectives of tourism. In Dubai, there are many tourist markets, which shows the balanced reliance on both Arab and international markets to increase occupancy.

In the same context, the General Manager of the Al Habtoor Polo Club and Resort, Lucas Tremmel, said: “The hotel has launched an offer for the residents of the country that includes a special price for Eid Al-Fitr, cashback of a good value on food and drinks in some restaurants, in addition to a free upgrade to rooms, and some services.” Free and late departure,” pointing out that the offer is valid from the ninth of April until the end of the same month.

He stressed that "current reservations indicate high occupancy rates, given Dubai's status as a preferred destination, in addition to the many activities that the hotel provides."

He explained that the residents of the country and visitors from the Gulf Cooperation Council countries represent the main segment of visitors to the hotel, and he said: “This year we are witnessing an increase in the number of reservations from the United Kingdom, due to the Eid al-Fitr holiday coinciding with the school holiday there.”

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Business Development Manager at Danat Jebel Dhanna Resort in Abu Dhabi, Victor McCardo, said: “The hotel has launched an offer for Eid al-Fitr that includes free accommodation for children under six years of age, a 20% discount on food and beverages, and spa treatments, in addition to delivering... Early rooms and delayed departure,” he said, noting that the offer continues until the end of next May.

He stressed that “bookings at the hotel reached 90% during the Eid al-Fitr holiday, and there is great demand from the internal market, as well as the markets of the Gulf Cooperation Council, especially Saudi Arabia and Oman.”