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Abu Dhabi One Of The Most Expensive Cities For Business Travelers

A new survey says Abu Dhabi is the second most expensive city in the world for business travelers and will soon take the number one spot.  Data provided by the Hogg Robinson Group, an international corporate travel firm, showed that hotel prices in Abu Dhabi rose five per cent.  Hotel prices in most of the world’s most popular business tourism destinations fell by up to 25%.

Moscow is still the most expensive place in the world for business travelers even with hotel rates falling up to 14%.   The average hotel rate per night for a guest in Moscow is US$447.36 per night, while the average rate per night in Abu Dhabi is US$422.75.  The report by Hogg Robinson Group showed room rates in Abu Dhabi rose rapidly during the first six months of 2009.   In last years report Abu Dhabi ranked as the eight most expensive cities in the world and twelve months later it is in the number two spot.

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