Published on : Tuesday, May 31, 2016
The number of guest arrivals into the Emirate of Ajman during the first quarter of the year has increased by 20 percent, generating total tourism revenue of AED108million, according to tourism statistics released today by the Ajman Tourism Development Department .
The total guests from January to March 2016 was reported at 142,404 and delivered 313,724 guest nights, reflecting 76 percent hotel apartments occupancy rate, an increase of 22 percent compared to 62.4 percent in the same period in 2015.
Total tourism revenue also increased by 20 percent, from AED90million in Q1 2015 to AED108million in Q1 2016.Domestic tourism within the UAE remained the primary source of guests for Ajman hotels with 34,334, followed by 28,228 guests from Asia and African countries covering total guest nights of 60,190. Guests from Europe for the first three months reached 13,129 but delivered 56,585 guest nights.