Aruba Hotel & Tourism Association (AHATA): October occupancy fell by 77.5%

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The Aruba Hotel & Tourism Association has published the latest hotel performance data showing that in October the occupancy dropped by 77.5%.


  • Occupancy: The occupancy rate was 17.2% compared to 76.3% a year ago. Hotel occupancy recovered by 22.5% this past month.
  • ADR: The average daily rate (for occupied rooms) increased by 4.5% compared to last year, to $229.18.
  • RevPAR: The revenue per available room dropped by 76.5% to $39.34.


Occupancy: The year-to-date average occupancy is 69% lower than last year, at 26.4% rate.

RevPAR: The year-to-date revenue per available room, tourism’s primary indicator, dropped by 62% to $88.07.


Companies directly in the tourism sector have been operating at a financial loss since March 2020.


AHATA’s Timeshare properties are experiencing a higher occupancy than the hotels during the recovery of our tourism. In October the average occupancy was 37% and the forecast for November is 41%.

AHATA member hotels: Amsterdam Manor Beach Resort, BarcelĂł 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, 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.