The cities’ most expensive hotel rates in the world

Ahead of the London Olympics it was reported that hotel rates in London have declined by 10 percent starting from the beginning of July. Approximately 146 pounds per night, although considered still more expensive than the same period in 2011.

Olympics to make some new hotel opened, resulting in many rooms available. Hotel manager in the city was criticized as a result of trying to get people more money in order to increase traffic in the summer when the world sporting event took place.

Hogg Robinson Group conducted a survey in 50 cities around the world, showed rates of hotel rooms in Moscow, Russia show the highest price compared to other city destinations.

Moscow has become the most expensive for eight consecutive years with an average rate of hotel rooms reached £ 258.11. Lagos, Nigeria placed second with a range of hotel room rates an average tariff of £ 217.05.

Business travelers who are related to the oil industry to come to Lagos are likely to choose a qualified hotel a five star hotel with a high security level, regarding the condition of the country.

However as reported in a tourist site travelKompas quoting from, hotel room rates throughout Europe has decreased, or constant.

Group Commercial Director HRG Stewart Harvey said, the economic crisis that struck the countries of Europe causes a decrease in room rates to stay in most European countries, such as Barcelona (decreased by 22 percent) as well as Dublin, Ireland. The opposite occurred in Latin America who actually showed an increase in tariffs in the first six months of 2012.

Increase in hotel room rates by 23 percent occurred in Sao Paulo, and Mexico City as a city with an increase in highest hotel room rates, 30 percent increase with an average hotel room rate of £105.65.

Here are the cities with the most expensive hotel rates:

1. Moscow, Russia
2. Lagos, Nigeria
3. Geneva, Switzerland
4. Zurich, Switzerland
5. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
6. New York, NY
7. Sydney, Australia
8. Hong Kong
9. Paris, France
10. Washington, D.C.
11. Stockholm, Sweden
12. San Francisco, California
13. Oslo, Norway
14. Tokyo, Japan
15. Sao Paulo, Brazil
16. Frankfurt, Germany
17. Copenhagen, Denmark
18. Singapore
19. Rome, Italy
20. Istanbul, Turkey

There's always another city as an alternative, although it all depends on the purpose for the visit.

(Source dailymail, HuffingtonPost, travelKompas /Image Wetty Sjahran)


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