- In vestment in hotel building in Yemen has in the past three years a noticeable boom. The number of hotels of various levels until the year 2007 rose to around 800 hotel establishments, according to a recent statistic issued by the Public authority for Tourism.
Economic analysts attribute increase in hotel building to demand by Yemeni and non-Yemeni businessmen for investment in tourism sector as they expect gaining great financial profits in tourist sector of Yemen which is a promising sector. In addition, there are tourist potentials and advantages Yemen enjoys and that qualifies it to attract hundreds of thousands of foreign tourists in short periods.
According to a statistic, almotamar.net a copy of it, building hotels concentrated mainly in Sana'a, Aden, Ibb, Hadramout, Taiz and Huddeida
Despite the incident of Marib at the beginning of this month and the targeting some Spanish tourists, many observers have said played down the effect of that incident on limiting activity of tourist movement in Yemen.