U.S. hotels recorded positive performance for the week ended Jan. 28, according to STR data.
Year over year, revenue per available room rose 3.8% to $69.35, and average daily rate grew 2.3% to end the week at $119.93. Occupancy rose 1.4% to 57.8%.
New Orleans saw the largest uptick in ADR of the top 25 U.S. markets, increasing 18.7% to $176.19, while Washington, D.C.,-Md.-Va., logged the largest RevPAR uptick at 35.8% to $86.59. Norfolk/Virginia Beach, Va., saw the largest increase in occupancy, with the metric rising 19.0% to 44.7%.
Miami/Hialeah, Fla., saw RevPAR drop 13.1% to $170.62, the largest decrease, and recorded the biggest ADR decrease, falling 8.8% to $214.15.
On the occupancy front, Houston reported the sharpest decline, falling 5.2% to 61.9%.