OCCUPANCY FOR U.S. hotels fell 0.4 percent to 71.2 percent during the week of Sept. 22 to 28. The industry reported negative year-over-year results in all three performance metrics.
ADR decreased 0.5 percent to $136.63 while RevPAR went down 0.8 percent to $97.26
Among the top 25 markets, Orlando, Florida, reported the only double-digit decline in occupancy, down 12 percent to 67.1 percent and the largest decrease in RevPAR, down 24.2 percent to $75.21.
San Francisco/San Mateo, California, registered the steepest drop in ADR, down 22 percent to $287.73, and the second-largest decrease in RevPAR, down 21.3 percent to $263.55.
Houston, Texas, registered the second-largest decline in ADR, down 15 percent to $104.21, resulting in the third-steepest decline in RevPAR, down 17.6 percent to $68.13.
New Orleans, Louisiana, posted the highest increase in occupancy, up 14.6 percent to 70.6 percent, leading to the highest RevPAR jump, up 20.4 percent to $104.08.
St. Louis, Missouri, posted the largest increase in ADR, up 9.8 percent to $121.75. The market also reported second-highest increases in occupancy and RevPAR, up 6.7 percent to 77.2 percent and up 17.2 percent to $93.98 respectively.
The only other double-digit rise in RevPAR was reported at Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota-Wisconsin, up 11.7 percent to $107.91
A similar slowing in growth was also seen in the first week of September.