STR Reports U.S. Hotel Performance Declined from Previous Month for September

The U.S. hotel industry reported lower performance from the month prior, according to September 2021 data from STR.

September 2021 (percentage change from September 2019):

  • Occupancy: 61.6% (-8.2%)
  • Average daily rate (ADR): US$133.11 (+1.0%)
  • Revenue per available room (RevPAR): US$82.04 (-7.3%)

Among the Top 25 Markets, Denver experienced the highest occupancy level (71.4%), which was still down 12.0% from the market’s 2019 benchmark.

None of the Top 25 Markets saw an occupancy increase over 2019.

Markets with the lowest occupancy for the month included Orlando (49.2%) and Minneapolis (50.5%).

Oahu Island reported the steepest decline in occupancy when compared with 2019 (-39.0 % to 51.8%).

Overall, the Top 25 Markets showed lower occupancy but higher ADR than all other markets.

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