Monday, July 18, 2011

Rental prices in Capri Hotel, Geneva, New York's Most Expensive

Capri, Geneva, and New York on the list of rental prices in the world's most expensive hotel rooms, according to a global survey that shows increased hotel rates for the first time in three years, following the global economic developments.
"", which provides the price index of hotels per six months, reported, although the average price of hotel rooms are in a low level in six years, there are signs of improving. "We noticed increased tourism travel bookings worldwide," said a spokesman for, Victor Owens, in a statement.
Overall, prices rose two percent in the second quarter of 2010 compared to last year, the first increase since late 2007, with business travel and tourism began to squirm again.
The index, now in seventh year and is based on a sample of 91,500 properties in 15,750 locations, find bedroom rents rose one percent in the second quarter in Europe and the Caribbean, three percent in the Americas and stable in Asia. Prices on the island of Capri, Italy, an increase of seven percent, causing the most expensive hotels and subvert the purpose of Monte Carlo as the first position in 2009.
In Geneva, and mostly in Switzerland, the average hotel room rose eight percent to 254 U.S. dollars, while New York became a city with the most expensive hotel rooms in the United States, the price increased 14 percent over a year ago. Included in the list of 10 other major is Dubrovnik in Croatia, Venice, Rio de Janiero, Paris, Bali, London and Moscow.
The survey showed some price spikes that occur in urban areas associated with large events.
These include an increase in prices in Cannes, France, venue for the Cannes Film Festival, and the island of Bali, which became part of the background of the latest Julia Roberts film, "Eat Pray Love." Room rates in Bali rose 57 percent, the highest jump in the region than any other destination.
The second biggest increase was recorded in Cape Town, South Africa, where the 2010 FIFA World Cup was held, which jumped by 53 percent, making the average room up to 180 U.S. dollars.
Owens said the gradual return of business travel and domestic travel increased the U.S. lead to price hikes as a whole - but not universally menaiknya prices.
"There is also, of course, must be considered, especially international destinations such as Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Reykjavik each of which has decreased rents hotel on the first half year 2010," he said.
The rental price of hotel rooms in Abu Dhabi fell by 46 percent, and prices in Reykjavik, Iceland, on average declined by 18 percent after the eruption and volcanic ash that disrupt air travel in northern Europe in April.
The decline in prices in Abu Dhabi due to the many new hotels are in operation, and declining corporate travel as a result of the global economic crisis. "Cities that affect trade is influenced by the decline in international business trips, as well as in Dubai, which decreased 10 percent," said Owens.
Prices in Moscow declined eight percent, Budapest declined seven percent and six percent decline occurred in Copenhagen, Cancun, Athens, Taipei and Dublin. Complete survey can be found at:

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