During the week of Oct. 2-8, U.S. hotel performance increased from the previous week but produced mixed comparisons with 2019, according to STR's latest data.
For the week (percentage change from comparable week in 2019):
- Occupancy: 68.2 percent (-3.5 percent)
- Average daily rate: $153.79 (+16.9 percent)
- Revenue per available room: $104.83 (+12.8 percent)
While weekday performance showed an expected decline due to Yom Kippur, school breaks and the extended holiday weekend helped lift levels on Friday and Saturday. Performance levels in Florida were also lifted by post-Hurricane Ian demand.
In comparison, for the previous week (percentage change from comparable week in 2019):
- Occupancy: 66.4 percent (-2.4 percent)
- ADR: $149.71 (+15.7 percent)
- RevPAR: $99.36 (+12.9 percent)
Among STR’s top 25 markets, Orlando reported the highest occupancy increase over 2019 (+1.9 percent to 73.6 percent).
San Diego reported the largest ADR gain over 2019 (+39.3 percent to $216.93). San Francisco was the only market to post an ADR drop (-17.7 percent to $227.56).
The steepest RevPAR declines were in San Francisco (-32.5 percent to $162.40) and Minneapolis (-14.5 percent to $84.46).