Mostly Negative YOY Results for US Hotel Industry for Week Ending August 17th – 2019

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Mostly Negative YOY Results for US Hotel Industry for Week Ending August 17th – 2019

During the week of 11-17 August, U.S. hotel occupancy fell 1% to 71.7%, and despite a 0.4% ADR increase to $130.89, RevPAR dropped 0.6% to $93.90.

The U.S. hotel industry reported mostly negative year-over-year results in the three key performance metrics during the week of 11-17 August 2019, according to data from STR.

In comparison with the week of 12-18 August 2018, the industry recorded the following:

• Occupancy: -1.0% to 71.7%
• Average daily rate (ADR): +0.4% to US$130.89
• Revenue per available room (RevPAR): -0.6% at US$93.90

Among the Top 25 Markets, Phoenix, Arizona, registered the largest increase in occupancy (+8.0% to 62.9%) and the only double-digit jump in RevPAR (+12.9% to US$55.94).

Oahu Island, Hawaii, posted the largest lift in ADR (+5.0% to US$274.36) and the second-highest rise in RevPAR (+7.1% to US$252.94).

Chicago, Illinois, saw the only double-digit decline in RevPAR (-12.2% to US$108.14), due primarily to the largest drop in ADR (-8.0% to US$143.25).

Orlando, Florida, experienced the steepest decrease in occupancy (-5.0% to 66.4%) and the second-largest drop in RevPAR (-9.0% to US$65.28).

Overall, 15 of the Top 25 Markets reported a RevPAR decline.

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