Dubai Shopping Festival Boosts Hotel Occupancy

The annual Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) which ends today, (February 28th), has given a big boost to occupancy levels at leading hotels.   Naeem Darkazally, area director of Sales and Marketing for Rotana Dubai, said all eleven of its hotels had big increases in occupancy rates during DSF 2010. 

Luxury hotel Kempinski Mall of the Emirates said they are receiving very good response to its F&B and shopping room package designed especially for Dubai’s shopping festival celebrations.  Naser Fawzi, Sales and Marketing Manager for Kempinski, expects to see a 7-10 percent increase in occupancy levels during the festival period.  Southern Sun operators of Al Manzil and Qamardeen hotels expects their occupancy will be eight percent higher than it was at the end of last year’s DSF.

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