STR: US hotel performance for December
The U.S. hotel industry reported increases in all three key performance metrics during December 2012, according to data from STR. Overall, the U.S. hotel industry's occupancy rose 3.2 percent to 49.1 percent, its average daily rate was up 4.3 percent to US$104.43 and its revenue per available room increased 7.7 percent to US$51.22.
Three markets experienced double-digit ADR increases: Atlanta (+13.0 percent to US$85.07); Oahu Island, Hawaii (+12.6 percent to US$205.89); and Miami-Hialeah, Florida (+12.5 percent to US$197.93). San Diego reported the only ADR decrease, falling 7.5 percent to US$107.42.
Three markets achieved RevPAR growth of more than 15 percent: Atlanta (+24.4 percent to US$43.68); Miami-Hialeah (+19.1 percent to US$148.71); and Seattle (+16.3 percent to US$60.52). San Diego posted the only double-digit decrease in RevPAR, falling 12.0 percent to US$59.07.
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