Hotels in Hawaii reported 81.7% occupancy during February 2011, up by more than 6% compared with February 2010, with an 11.8% gain in visitors from the US West Coast, a 10.9% gain from the US East Coast, an 8.2% increase from Japan and a 19.7% gain from Canada, according to a report by Hospitality Advisors.
Hotel occupancy in Oahu stood at 86.7% compared with 80.5% during the same period last year, and Maui recorded 83.5%, up from the 77.7% in 2010.
According to the report, Hawaii’s average daily room rate (ADR) in February was 9.9% higher than the same period last year, and up by 11.6% in Oahu.
The ADR for resort hotels on Maui’s Wailea Coast rose to more than $383 a night.
Revenue per available room increased by more than $25 a day across the state, while revPAR increased by 28.8% on the Big Island’s Kohala Coast.