U.S. weekly hotel occupancy remained relatively flat from the previous week, according to the latest data from STR.
For the week of Dec. 6-12, occupancy dropped 37.4 percent from the comparable week in 2019 to 37.8 percent. Average daily rate was down 31.7 percent to $85.88 while revenue per available room was down 57.3 percent to $32.49.
Aggregate data for the top 25 markets showed lower occupancy (35.6 percent) but higher ADR ($90.81) than all other markets.
Among the top 25 markets, Tampa/St. Petersburg, Fla., (47.6 percent) saw the highest occupancy level. Markets with the lowest occupancy levels for the week included Oahu Island, Hawaii (22.8 percent) and Minneapolis/St. Paul/Wisconsin (24.1 percent).