In the Media

July STR

July 30, 2017

HENDERSONVILLE, Tennessee – The U.S. hotel industry reported positive year-over-year results in the three key performance metrics during the week of 25 June through 1 July 2017, according to data from STR.

In comparison with the week of 26 June through 2 July 2016, the industry recorded the following:

  • Occupancy: +3.8% to 74.2%
  • Average daily rate (ADR): +2.8% to US$127.75
  • Revenue per available room (RevPAR): +6.8% to US$94.80

Among the Top 25 Markets, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota-Wisconsin, registered the largest year-over-year increases in occupancy (+17.1% to 84.4%) and RevPAR (+28.5% to US$109.20). ADR in the market rose 9.7% to US$129.38.


Four additional markets saw a RevPAR increase of more than 15.0% for the week:Chicago, Illinois (+22.9% to US$122.72); Washington, D.C.-Maryland-Virginia(+21.3% to US$132.32); Boston, Massachusetts (+16.9% to US$183.54); and Seattle, Washington (+16.3% to US$158.71).

Three of those markets posted a double-digit lift in ADR: Seattle (+11.3% to US$185.59), Washington, D.C. (+10.9% to US$160.73) and Chicago (+10.6% to US$150.81).

After Minneapolis, only one Top 25 Market experienced a double-digit rise in occupancy (Chicago: +11.1% to 81.4%).

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-New Jersey, reported the only double-digit decline in RevPAR (-10.0% to US$91.52), due primarily to the week’s largest drop in ADR (-7.5% to US$125.35).

St. Louis, Missouri-Illinois, saw the steepest decline in occupancy (-6.4% to 73.7%)