HENDERSONVILLE, Tennessee — December 23, 2021 — U.S. hotel performance surpassed the levels seen during the comparable week of 2019, according to STR‘s latest data through 18 December.


12-18 December 2021 (percentage change from comparable week in 2019*):

  • Occupancy: 53.8% (+7.7%)
  • Average daily rate (ADR): US$121.87 (+11.6%)
  • Revenue per available room (RevPAR): US$65.61 (+20.2%)


Percentage changes were in part lifted by the comparable week of 2019 (ending 21 December) being closer to Christmas.


Among the Top 25 Markets, Norfolk/Virginia Beach saw the largest occupancy increase over 2019 (+20.4% to 51.8%).

New York City experienced the steepest occupancy decline from 2019 (-12.4% to 73.4%) but reported the second-highest absolute occupancy level among the STR-defined U.S. markets.

New Orleans registered the largest ADR increase when compared with 2019 (+38.1% to US$152.28).

The largest RevPAR deficits were in San Francisco/San Mateo (-10.4% to US$87.69) and Oahu Island (-9.0% to US$160.41).

*Due to the steep, pandemic-driven performance declines of 2020, STR is measuring recovery against comparable time periods from 2019.

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