HENDERSONVILLE, Tennessee— Washington, D.C., which was pummeled by a winter storm early in the week, reported the largest decreases in average daily rate and revenue per available room, for the week ending 13 February 2010, according to data from Smith Travel Research.
The market’s ADR dropped 20.2 percent to US$116.09 and RevPAR fell 28.9 percent to US$61.30.
Overall, the U.S. hotel industry’s occupancy ended the week with a 2.3-percent decrease to 53.7 percent, ADR dropped 4.7 percent to US$97.12, and RevPAR fell 6.9 percent to US$52.19.
Among the Chain Scale segments, the Luxury segment reported the largest occupancy increase, up 3.3 percent to 63.2 percent.
Among the Top 25 Markets, Dallas, Texas, ended the week with the largest occupancy increase, jumping 17.0 percent to 61.2 percent. Norfolk-Virginia Beach, Virginia, experienced the largest occupancy decline, falling 13.1 percent to 40.0 percent.
New Orleans led the ADR increases, rising 7.2 percent to US$137.32, followed by Miami-Hialeah (+6.3 percent to US$214.02) and Dallas (+3.6 percent to US$97.57).
Dallas posted the largest RevPAR increase, rising 21.2 percent to US$59.67, followed by New Orleans with an 18.8-percent increase to US$97.23.
Read official press release for week ending 13 February 2010 from STR.