STR: Preliminary December data for Melbourne hotels
Based on daily data from December, Melbourne reported the following in year-over-year comparisons:
- Supply: +2.3%
- Demand: +3.2%
- Occupancy: +0.8% to 81.8%
- Average daily rate (ADR): +2.1% to AUD192.94
- Revenue per available room (RevPAR): +3.0% to AUD157.80
STR analysts note that performance was helped by the holiday season. Demand, occupancy and ADR reached their highest absolute values for any December on record in the market.
STR will release full December and total-year 2017 results later this month. The January edition of STR's market forecast will be available by the end of the month.
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