By the numbers


Levels on the rise

Hotel industry revenue levels rose above an estimated $163 billion in 2013.

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House profits and operating income

House profits in the hospitality industry neared $60 billion in 2013, with net operating income just over $41 billion.


Outpacing operational expenses

Revenue per available room grew 5.4 percent in 2013, leading to a gross operating profit of 9 percent.


Operational expenses rise modestly

Departmental and undistributed operating expenses rose just 3.8 percent and 2.8 percent, respectively, in 2013.

Source: STR Analytics Hotel Operating Statistics Almanac

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