U.S. hotels posted positive performance for the week ended Dec. 15, according to STR data.
Year over year, revenue per available room moved up 4.6% to $68.25, while the average daily rate rose 3.2% to finish the week at $119.10. Occupancy increased 1.3% to 57.3%.
Washington, D.C.-Maryland-Virginia saw the highest RevPAR uptick among the top 25 U.S. markets, with a 29.2% increase to $106.13. The market also recorded the largest increase in occupancy, with the metric rising 14.7% to 69.1%.
Seattle saw the largest rise in ADR, with the metric increasing 15.8% to $149.09.
New Orleans saw RevPAR fall 31.6% to $70.65, the largest decrease. The market also posted the largest ADR decline, falling 12.6% to $123.76, and the steepest fall in occupancy, down 21.7% to 57.1%.