AHATA: Hotel Occupancy fell in August due to latest COVID-19 Wave

The Aruba Hotel & Tourism Association has released the most recent hotel performance results and announced that in August the hotels experienced a six point loss in average occupancy after the CDC’s alert travel for Aruba.

AUGUST 2021:

  • Occupancy: The occupancy rate was 70.9%, 18.4%lower than in July 2019. One month ago, occupancy was expected to be 77%.
  • ADR: The average daily rate (for occupied rooms) was $252.72, which is an increase of 6.2% compared to 2019.
  • RevPAR: The revenue per available room achieved was $179.25, representing a 13.3% reduction from 2019.

YEAR TO DATE:

In the first eight months of 2021, Aruba’s hotels experienced an average occupancy of 53%. When compared to the same period last year, ADR is down 10% and RevPAR down 45%.

OCCUPANCY FORECAST:

TIMESHARE

AHATA’s Timeshare properties were projected to have an 84% average occupancy, but due to the CDC’s travel advisory, occupancy in August dropped to 79%.

AHATA member hotels: Amsterdam Manor Beach Resort, Barceló Aruba, Boardwalk Boutique Hotel, Brickell Bay Beach Club, Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort, Courtyard by Marriott, Divi & Tamarijn All-Inclusive, Eagle Aruba Resort, Holiday Inn Resort Aruba, Hyatt Regency Aruba, Hyatt Place Aruba Airport, Manchebo Beach Resort, Marriott Aruba & Stellaris Casino, Paradera Park, Radisson Blu Aruba, Renaissance Aruba Resort, The Ritz-Carlton Aruba, RIU Palace Aruba, RIU Palace Antillas, Talk of the Town Hotel.

AHATA member timeshares: Divi Aruba Phoenix, Divi Dutch Village, Divi Village Golf, La Cabana, Marriott Ocean Club, Marriott Surf Club.