The U.S. hotel industry recorded positive results in the three key performance measurements during the week of 25-31 October 2015, according to data from STR, Inc.
In year-over-year measurements, the industry’s occupancy increased 1.2% to 62.3%. Average daily rate for the week was up 5.1% to US$120.46. Revenue per available room increased 6.4% to finish the week at US$75.06.
Among the Top 25 Markets, San Francisco/San Mateo, California, reported the largest increases in ADR (+32.0% to US$281.16) and RevPAR (+35.1% to US$232.65). Occupancy in the market increased 2.4% to 82.7%.
Five additional markets saw RevPAR increases of more than 15.0%: Boston, Massachusetts (+34.2% to US$176.91); Tampa/St. Petersburg, Florida (+29.4% to US$75.30); Anaheim/Santa Ana, California (+19.4% to US$103.53); Atlanta, Georgia (+16.9% to US$67.21); and Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota-Wisconsin (+15.6% to US$75.98). Overall, 16 of the Top 25 Markets experienced a double-digit increase in RevPAR.
Houston, Texas (-8.4% to US$76.46), and Chicago, Illinois (-7.4% to US$98.83), experienced the largest decreases in RevPAR for the week.
After San Francisco/San Mateo, five other markets posted a double-digit increase in ADR: Boston (+19.0% to US$217.76); Atlanta (+12.2% to US$101.36); Nashville, Tennessee (+11.0% to US$130.76); Dallas, Texas (+10.8% to US$106.68); and Tampa/St. Petersburg (+10.6% to US$108.18).
Chicago (-3.0% to US$146.97) was the only market to record negative ADR performance for the week.
In terms of occupancy, three markets reported a double-digit increase: Tampa/St. Petersburg (+17.0% to 69.6%); Boston (+12.8% to 81.2%); and Anaheim/Santa Ana (+11.1% to 74.4%).
Houston (-8.7% to 68.1%) saw the largest occupancy decrease.
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