STR: Preliminary December data for Melbourne hotels
STR: Preliminary December data for Melbourne hotels
12 JANUARY 2018 9:24 AM

Hotels in Melbourne, Australia, reported positive year-over-year performance in December, according to preliminary data from STR. Occupancy grew 0.8% to 81.8%, ADR rose 2.1% to 192.94 Australian dollars ($152.21) and RevPAR increased 3% to 157.80 Australian dollars ($124.49). 

LONDON--STR’s preliminary December 2017 data for hotels in Melbourne, Australia, indicates significant performance levels.

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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