The U.S. hotel industry reported negative year-over-year results in the three key performance metrics during the week of 22-28 September 2019, according to data from STR.

In comparison with the week of 23-29 September 2018, the industry recorded the following:

• Occupancy: -0.4% to 71.2%
• Average daily rate (ADR): -0.5% to US$136.63
• Revenue per available room (RevPAR): -0.8% to US$97.26

Among the Top 25 Markets, New Orleans, Louisiana, experienced the only double-digit rise in occupancy (+14.6% to 70.6%), which drove the largest jump in RevPAR (+20.4% to US$104.08).

St. Louis, Missouri-Illinois, posted the largest lift in ADR (+9.8% to US$121.75) and the second-highest increases in occupancy (+6.7% to 77.2%) and RevPAR (+17.2% to US$93.98).

Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota-Wisconsin, saw the only other double-digit rise in RevPAR (+11.7% to US$107.91).

Orlando, Florida, reported the only double-digit decline in occupancy (-12.3% to 67.1%) and the largest decrease in RevPAR (-24.2% to US$75.21).

San Francisco/San Mateo, California, posted the steepest drop in ADR (-22.0% to US$287.73) and the second-largest decrease in RevPAR (-21.3% to US$263.55).

Houston, Texas, registered the second-largest decline in ADR (-15.0% to US$104.21), resulting in the third-steepest drop in RevPAR (-17.6% to US$68.13).

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