OCCUPANCY FOR THE U.S. hotel industry fell 1 percent to 71.7 percent during the week of August 11 to 17, according to STR. The industry reported negative year-over-year results in most of the three key performance metrics.
RevPAR decreased 0.6 percent to $93.90 while ADR increased 0.4 percent to $130.89.
Among the top 25 markets, 15 posted a drop in RevPAR.
Chicago registered the only double-digit drop in RevPAR, down 12.2 percent to $108.14 and the steepest decline in ADR, down 8 percent to $143.25.
Orlando, Florida, experienced the steepest decline in occupancy, down 5 percent to 66.4 percent and the second-largest drop in RevPAR, down 9 percent to $65.28.
Phoenix reported the largest increase occupancy with an increase of 8 percent to 62.9 percent and the only double-digit jump in RevPAR, up 12.9 percent to $55.94.
Oahu Island, Hawaii, reported the largest lift in ADR, up 5 percent to $274.36 and the second-highest rise in RevPAR, up 7.1 percent to $252.94.
U.S. hotels performed over the top in July making it the first month in history with absolute RevPAR basically at $100.