Larry and Adam Mogelonsky | April 29, 2021
By Larry and Adam Mogelonsky In case you need a refresher on your acronyms, TRevPAR stands for total revenue per available room. The key difference between it and RevPAR is that it takes into account all other outlet purchases from each guest to give a more holistic picture of sales and growth. As a basic example, consider a couple traveling for a relaxing getaway versus two single occupancy business travelers, both midweek. While the couple may take up only one guestroom versus two, its utilization of the restaurant, spa and other amenities will be substantially higher than the corporate guests. Having differential data on these types ...
HotStats | December 9, 2020
Since the pandemic snuffed out hotel room demand, hoteliers have been digging through the resulting financial rubble in search of revenue. Unfortunately, focusing solely on revenue generation from rooms can obscure financial recovery vision. Exploring and mining for revenue generation outside of rooms is a first step in getting back to profitability. By measuring and monitoring total revenue per available room (TRevPAR), hoteliers have the ability to take a magnifying glass to all revenue sources and identify both underperformance and outperformance. Above all, it can reveal revenue opportunities to help carry a hotel out of the pandemic c...
David Eisen | June 10, 2019
By David Eisen In a previous blog post, I took aim at RevPAR. My pursuit: to puncture the long-held notion that it’s the most exemplary data point to consult within the hospitality industry. And, according to one comment, I succeeded in doing so (thank you, Don Weintraub, you made my mother very proud). My thesis was not that RevPAR is obsolete; following it is still necessary, especially since RevPAR tracks revenue derived from the rooms department, the largest source of revenue for a hotel. It’s akin to tracking cap rates when investing in hotels—one data point but not the end-all. RevPAR (a combination of rate and occupancy) is...
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