Hotels in the Middle East and Africa reported increases in all three key performance metrics during January 2011, according to a report by STR Global.

The region’s hotel occupancy increased by 6.2% to 57.5%, its average daily rate (ADR) rose 4.6% to $172.26, while revenue per available room (revPAR) increased 11.2% to $99.02.

Abu Dhabi, UAE, recorded the largest occupancy increase of 21.3% to 60.9%, followed by Muscat, Oman, which rose 17.3% to 60.9% and Amman, Jordan, with an increase of 14.2% to 49.5%.

Among the key markets, Muscat’s ADR rose by 9.9% to $283.93 and Johannesburg by 9.5% to $100.10, the largest ADR increases for the month.

Muscat reported a 28.9% increase in revPAR to $172.93 and Amman a 16% rise to $75.72.