During the week of Sept. 18-24, U.S. hotel performance increased from the previous week and showed improved comparisons with 2019, according to STR's latest data.
For the week (percentage change from comparable week in 2019):
- Occupancy: 70 percent (-1.5 percent)
- Average daily rate: $157.99 (+15.7 percent)
- Revenue per available room: $110.60 (+13.9 percent)
In comparison, for the week of Sept. 11-17 (percentage change from comparable week in 2019):
- Occupancy: 69.6 percent (-2.4 percent)
- ADR: $155.58 (+15.6 percent)
- RevPAR: $108.25 (+12.9 percent)
Among STR’s top 25 markets, Orlando reported the highest occupancy increase over 2019 (+7.9 percent to 72.2 percent).
Of note, New York City saw the highest absolute occupancy level (89.9 percent), which was helped by the United Nations General Assembly.
Anaheim, Calif., reported the largest ADR gain over 2019 (+31.7 percent to $214.61).
The steepest RevPAR declines were in New Orleans (-16.7 percent to $86.68) and Minneapolis (-16.1 percent to $90.11).