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STR: US hotel performance for December
January 22 2013

Overall, the U.S. hotel industry’s occupancy rose 3.2% to 49.1%; its ADR was up 4.3% to $104.43; and its RevPAR increased 7.7% to $51.22.

HENDERSONVILLE, Tennessee—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.

Among the Top 25 Markets, Atlanta, Georgia, reported the largest occupancy increase, rising 10.0 percent to 51.3 percent, followed by Dallas, Texas (+9.9 percent to 52.4 percent), and Seattle, Washington (+9.7 percent to 55.7 percent). San Diego, California (-4.9 percent to 55.0 percent), and New Orleans, Louisiana (-4.1 percent to 53.6 percent) posted the largest occupancy declines.

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.

View the U.S. hotel review for the month of December.

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