Jordan’s hotel occupancy rates ‘did not meet expectations’ during Eid Al Adha

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AMMAN — The average occupancy rates at hotels in Aqaba did not exceed 50 per cent during Eid Al Adha, according to reports from various hotels.

Prior to the holiday, a sector representative at the Jordan Society of Tourism and Travel Agents (JSTA) told The Jordan Times that the occupancy rate in Aqaba and Wadi Rum was expected to reach 100 per cent.

Malak said that the day before Eid, on the level of five-star hotels, the occupancy rate stood at around 30 per cent, and that the highest rates were on August 1 and August 2 at 80 and

Maine’s hotel industry among hardest hit in country by pandemic

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A new report shows that Maine’s hotel industry is among the hardest hit in the nation since the coronavirus outbreak.

Kalibri Labs released an interactive study detailing the hotel industry of each state.

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The study found that revenue per available room in Maine has dropped 78%. Demand for hotel rooms in Maine has also dropped 70%.

Hospitality Maine CEO Steve Hewins said the numbers are a double whammy but also said the hotel industry will recover like the airline industry rebounded after 9/11.

Hewins said prices for hotel rooms in Maine are down by about

Palm Springs Margaritaville resort? Riviera hotel is being transformed to reopen fall 2020

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The Riviera, a historic Palm Springs hotel that once was a choice hangout for members of the Rat Pack, is being transformed into a Margaritaville resort.



a statue of a large rock: The Riviera hotel sits on the corner of Indian Canyon Drive and Vista Chino. The hotel opened in 1959.


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The Riviera hotel sits on the corner of Indian Canyon Drive and Vista Chino. The hotel opened in 1959.

The historic Palm Springs property, located at the corner of Indian Canyon Drive and Vista Chino, is set to open under the new concept in the fall of 2020 while remaining closed for renovations until then.

The Margaritaville brand, inspired by singer’s Jimmy Buffett laid-back and beachy ethos, has more

Palm Springs Riviera hotel to become Margaritaville resort

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The Riviera, a historic Palm Springs hotel that once was a choice hangout for members of the Rat Pack, is being transformed into a Margaritaville resort.

The historic Palm Springs property, located at the corner of Indian Canyon Drive and Vista Chino, is set to open under the new concept in the fall of 2020 while remaining closed for renovations until then.

The Margaritaville brand, inspired by singer’s Jimmy Buffett laid-back and beachy ethos, has more than 20 properties including locations in the U.S. and Mexico.

The Margaritaville Resort Palm Springs will be the first West Coast location for the