The Philippine city of Metro Manila saw a 5% rise in hotel occupancy across its accredited and non-accredited hotels.

The overall average occupancy rate from January to June is 69.12% at an average 2.39 nights stay, according to data from the country’s Tourism Department.

The city’s accredited hotels occupancy rate is 69.12% with an average length of stay at 2.29 nights, while the occupancy rate of non-accredited hotels is 69.22% with an average stay of 3.61 nights.

The occupancy rate was highest in February with 73% and at its lowest in January at 66.27%.

Accredited hotels experienced the highest occupancy rate in March at 73.02% while non-accredited hotels posted a 76% rise in February.

Deluxe rooms had the highest occupancy rate in the first six months at 71%, a growth rate of 8.35% from last year’s level.

The average occupancy rate of first-class rooms stood at 64.08%, standard rooms at 67.86% and economy rooms at 62.55%, according to