Hawaii reports decline in June hotel occupancy

21st August 2011 (Last Updated August 21st, 2011 18:30)

Hawaiian hotel occupancy fell by 0.7% in June 2011 compared with the same month last year, averaging at 70.7%, according to a Hospitality Advisors report. The highest occupancy was registered by Oahu at 78.7%, which was the same as the previous year, and Waikiki posted a 0.6% decline.

Hawaiian hotel occupancy fell by 0.7% in June 2011 compared with the same month last year, averaging at 70.7%, according to a Hospitality Advisors report.

The highest occupancy was registered by Oahu at 78.7%, which was the same as the previous year, and Waikiki posted a 0.6% decline.

Hotel occupancy in Maui averaged at 66.7%, an increase of 1% compared with last year, while the Big Island’s occupancy declined by 2.3% to 54.5% and Kauai’s occupancy fell by 6.3% to 63.7%.

State-wide occupancy for the first six months of 2011 increased by 3.8% and averaged at 72.8%.

The industry’s average daily rate for June increased by 9%, reports The Associated Press.