Americas performance results for October 2009
Among the key markets, San Juan, Puerto Rico, reported the largest occupancy increase, up 5.6 percent to 64.4 percent, followed by San Francisco, California, with a 5.2-percent increase to 83.7 percent. Two markets reported double-digit occupancy decreases: Alberta, Canada (-14.0 percent to 58.4 percent), and Mexico City, Mexico (-10.6 percent to 59.5 percent).
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (+32.5 percent to US$181.87), and Sao Paulo, Brazil (+31.1 percent to US$111.99), posted the largest ADR increases. New York, New York, experienced the largest ADR decrease, falling 18.3 percent to US$254.36, followed by Mexico City with a 16.0-percent decrease to US$107.68.
Two markets reported double-digit RevPAR increases: Sao Paulo (+29.1 percent to US$76.20) and Rio de Janeiro (+29.0 percent to US$129.90). Five markets posted RevPAR decreases of 15 percent or more: Mexico City (-24.9 percent to US$64.07); Miami, Florida (-16.8 percent to US$75.89); Chicago, Illinois (-16.4 percent to US$82.54); New York (-16.2 percent to US$215.69); and Los Angeles, California (-15.0 percent to US$78.13).
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