The Olympics eve, hotels record low demand in Manaus

The occupancy rate for the period does not reach 50% the supply of rooms in 56 hotels affiliated with Abih-AM.
26/07/2016 13h55 - Updated 27/07/2016 08h05
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A few days to the start of the Olympic Games in Manaus, the hotel chain accumulates low demand. The Amazon capital will host six matches in doubles rounds with foreign selections. The competition will begin on 5 of August.

According to the Brazilian Association of Hotels in Amazonas (Abih-AM), the occupancy rate for the period does not reach 50% the supply of rooms in 56 hotels affiliated with Abih-AM. Besides that, 18% national and international reserves that were confirmed last month, They were canceled.

“Demand was low. Today, practically, we do not even 50%, but we hope to get 50% occupation. Really, demand is totally different from Cup”, disse Roberto Feather, presidente that ABiH AM.

In an attempt to attract tourists, entrepreneurs are betting on promotion with discount 25%. In a hotel Center Manausx, for example, daily room for single fell from R $ 180 to R $ 150 real. The couple, fell from R $ 210 to R $ 160, breakfast and internet.

On the other hand, the demand for accommodation in a hostel, also in the capital center, It is already 15 % of rooms booked, even with the low demand since last November. The site works with hosting groups and shared accommodations at affordable prices.

“Those 15% It is for the entire month of August. Most are for foreigners”, said Camila Gonçalves, proprietress.
According to the businesswoman, the space is wide. The two units have eight suites and seven bedrooms. The standard for couples is R $ 150, whereas the collective, up to 10 people, daily is $ 49 real for each guest, a total of R $ 490 real.

“All hotels have promotion for this period and we still expects to recover. That Brazilians can watch the games here in Manaus”, disse Feather.

Source: G1


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