STR: U.S. hotels continue upswing

Boston saw the steepest decline in occupancy during the week of May 30 through June 5 when compared with 2019, down 45.2 percent to 47.7 percent.  (Getty Images / iStock / SeanPavonePhoto)

U.S. weekly hotel performance remained relatively flat from the previous week but still reached pandemic-era highs, according to STR's latest data. For the week of May 30 through June 5, occupancy was 61.9 percent, down 14 percent from the comparable week in 2019. Average daily rate was $123.49 (down 6.7 percent) while revenue per available room was $76.44 (down 19.7 percent).

Each of the three key performance metrics were the highest of the pandemic era.

Top Markets

Among the top 25 markets, Miami saw the largest increases over 2019 across each of the three key performance metrics: occupancy (up 9 percent to 77.1 percent), ADR (up 69.1 percent to $257.24) and RevPAR (up 84.2 percent to $198.30). 

Tampa, Fla., (up 1.6 percent to 74.2 percent) was the only other top 25 market to report an occupancy gain over 2019. Boston saw the steepest decline in occupancy when compared with 2019 (down 45.2 percent to 47.7 percent). 

Tampa reported the second-largest increases over 2019 in both ADR (up 21.8 percent to $148.13) and RevPAR (up 23.7 percent to $109.96). 

The largest RevPAR deficits were in Boston (down 69 percent to $64.57) and San Francisco/San Mateo (down 68.1 percent to $70.28).