US Hotels Report Q2 Occupancy Rises

26th July 2011 (Last Updated July 26th, 2011 18:30)

Hotel occupancy in the US increased by 4.5% to stand at 63.4%, its average daily rate (ADR) rose by 3.5% and revenue per available room (revPAR) increased by 8.1% for the second quarter of 2011 in year-over-year measurements, according to STR Global. The largest occupancy increases for

Hotel occupancy in the US increased by 4.5% to stand at 63.4%, its average daily rate (ADR) rose by 3.5% and revenue per available room (revPAR) increased by 8.1% for the second quarter of 2011 in year-over-year measurements, according to STR Global.

The largest occupancy increases for the quarter were reported by Detroit and Houston with 10.1% to 61.1% and 10.1% to 63%, respectively.

New York recorded the largest occupancy decline, dropping 1.1% to 85%, followed by Washington with a 0.9% decrease to 76.4%.

San Francisco / San Mateo and Oahu Island recorded double-digit ADR increases of 13.6% and 11.3%, respectively.

The largest revPAR increase was registered by Miami-Hialeah with 20.1%, followed by San Francisco / San Mateo with 19.6%, Houston with 14.7% and Oahu Island with 14.7%.