Occupancy decreased by 2.4% compared to the same week in 2019

by Calculated risk on 9/22/2022 12:32:00 PM

U.S. hotel performance is up from the previous week and showing improved comparisons with 2019, according to STR’s latest data through September 17.

September 11-17, 2022 (percentage change from the same week in 2019*):

Occupancy: 69.6% (-2.4%)
• Average Daily Rate (ADR): $155.58 (+15.6%)
• Revenue per available room (RevPAR): $108.25 (+12.9%)

*Due to the epidemiological impact, STR measures recovery against comparable time periods as of 2019.
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The following graph shows the seasonal pattern of hotel occupancy rate using Average four weeks.

Click on the chart for a larger picture.

Red streak is for 2022, black for 2020, blue is the average, and dashed light blue is for 2021. The dashed magenta is 2019 (STR compares to a strong year for hotels).

The average occupancy rate for 4 weeks is higher than the average rate for the last 20 years (blue).

Note: The y-axis does not start from zero to better show seasonal change.

The average 4-week occupancy rate will increase during the period of business travel in the fall, then decrease into the winter.

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