OCCUPANCY FOR U.S. hotels rose 0.6 percent to 64.5 percent during the week of May 26 to June 1, according to STR. Top markets in Florida and Massachusetts saw the best performance during the last week of May.
ADR increased 1 percent to $124.16 and RevPAR rose 1.6 percent to $80.10 during the week compared with the same time period last year.
Among the top 25 markets, Tampa/St. Petersburg, Florida, recorded the only double-digit rise in occupancy, up 15.6 percent to 68.8 percent. The city also experienced the second-largest increase in RevPAR, up 17.3 percent to $82.26.
Boston, Massachusetts, reported the only double-digit lift in ADR, up 11.3 percent to $207.20, that resulted in the largest increase in RevPAR, up 18.1 percent to $156.14.
Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota-Wisconsin, experienced the steepest decline in occupancy, down 9.7 percent to 57.8 percent.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-New Jersey, witnessed the only double-digit decrease in ADR, down 10 percent to $13.67, which resulted in the second-largest RevPAR drop of 15.5 percent to $90.40.
New Orleans, Louisiana, registered the steepest decline in RevPAR, down 15.8 percent to $78.52.
During the week of May 12 to 18, U.S. hotels reported an increase of 0.8 percent to 70.8 percent in occupancy.