The US hotel industry achieved increases across three performance metrics for the week ending 13 August 2011, according to data from STR Global.
The country’s average occupancy climbed by 1.3% to 69.1%, its average daily rate (ADR) increased by 3.4% and revenue per available room (revPAR) rose by 4.8%.
Nashville, Tennessee, achieved the largest occupancy and revPAR rises, with occupancy climbing by 14.6% to 65.3% and revPAR increasing by 30%. Its ADR also increased by 13.4%.
The report revealed that occupancy in New Orleans, Louisiana, declined by 9.8% to 54.3%, the largest decrease in that metric, followed by Anaheim-Santa Ana, California, with a fall of 6.2% to 81.9%.
ADR in San Francisco / San Mateo rose by 13.8%. Houston, Texas, recorded the largest ADR decrease of 2.8%, followed by Dallas, Texas, with a 1.5% fall.
Miami-Hialeah, Florida, and San Francisco / San Mateo reported revPAR increases of more than 15%, with 20.1% and 15.9%, respectively, while New Orleans’s revPAR fell by 6.4%, the largest decrease in that metric.
The luxury segment’s occupancy increased by 4.4% to 74.2%, ADR rose by 4.9% and revPAR climbed by 9.5%.