Hotel Occupancy Goes Down by -2.6% Second Week of April

U.S. weekly hotel occupancy fell 2.6 percentage points from the previous week, according to STR‘s latest data through 17 April.

11-17 April 2021:

  • Occupancy: 57.3%
  • Average daily rate (ADR): US$107.16
  • Revenue per available room (RevPAR): US$61.37

Following the end of spring break, weekly demand fell back below the 22 million mark, and occupancy dipped to its lowest level since mid-March. The ADR level was also US $5 less after two straight weeks above US $112.

After elevated performance throughout the spring-break period, Florida saw its largest week-to-week decline in occupancy (8 points) since early January. Most Florida markets that were trending above corresponding weeks from 2019 fell back when using that same comparison. Additional insights are available in STR’s Market Recovery Monitor.

Among the Top 25 Markets, Tampa (77.7%) and Miami (73.8%) experienced the highest occupancy levels. The lowest Top 25 occupancy levels came in Boston (40.0%) and San Francisco/San Mateo (41.1%).

Aggregate data for the Top 25 Markets showed slightly lower occupancy (55.4%) but higher ADR (US$115.74) than all other markets.


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Joseph W. Clote is owner of Publishing Concepts, LLC a communications and marketing firm based in Saint Louis, Missouri. Mr. Clote is Group Publisher of MeetMed™ and Missouri Meetings & Events™ (MM&E) magazine, a quarterly publication read by thousands of meeting and event professionals, and producer of the St. Louis and Kansas City trade shows under the MM&E name. Mr. Clote has extensive sales and marketing expertise in the travel, tourism, fine art, insurance, and software development industries.