U.S. hotels logged positive performance for the week ended Jan. 21, according to STR data.
Year over year, revenue per available room rose 4.9% to $68.87, and average daily rate grew 4.6% to end the week at $122.34. Occupancy rose 0.3% to 56.3%.
Washington, D.C.,-Md.-Va., posted the steepest RevPAR increase of the top 25 U.S. markets at 156.4% to $177.20 and saw the largest rise in ADR, rising 115.7% to $272.40, aided by the presidential inauguration and the Women's March on Washington.
STR noted that when excluding the D.C. market, U.S. ADR growth for the week fell to 1.4%.
Norfolk/Virginia Beach, Va., posted the largest uptick in occupancy, with the metric rising 26.3% to 45.2%.
Miami/Hialeah, Fla., saw RevPAR decline 13.5% to $171.07, the largest decrease, and posted the biggest ADR decrease, falling 8.4% to $214.96.
On the occupancy front, Houston reported the steepest decline, dropping 8.6% to 58.2%.