Market Report U.S.

US Hotel Occupancy Up 0.6 Percent to 58.2 Percent - Week Ending January 27th - 2018

Average daily rate increases 4.5 Percent to US$124.72

The U.S. hotel industry reported positive year-over-year results in the three key performance metrics during the week of 21-27 January 2018, according to data from STR.

In comparison with the week of 22-28 January 2017, the industry recorded the following:

  • Occupancy: +0.6% to 58.2%
  • Average daily rate (ADR): +3.9% to US$124.72
  • Revenue per available room (RevPAR): +4.5% to US$72.55

Among the Top 25 Markets, Chicago, Illinois, reported the largest increase in RevPAR (+44.7% to US$75.39), due primarily to the largest increase in occupancy (+23.6% to 60.0%). ADR in the market rose 17.1% to US$125.56

Anaheim/Santa Ana, California, posted the highest lift in ADR (+19.9% to US$167.41), resulting in the second-largest jump in RevPAR (+34.6% to US$132.18).

Houston, Texas, experienced the second-largest increase in occupancy (+13.9% to 70.5%), and a double-digit rise in RevPAR (+12.7% to US$78.42).

Overall, 17 of the Top 25 Markets reported RevPAR growth during the week.

New Orleans, Louisiana, reported the only double-digit decrease in ADR (-18.7% to US$143.48) and the largest decline in RevPAR (-24.9% to US$92.08).

Washington, D.C.-Maryland-Virginia, posted the second-largest declines in occupancy (-10.8% to 53.6%) and RevPAR (-13.4% to US$74.47).

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