STR: U.S. hotel performance for April 2021
HENDERSONVILLE, Tennessee—The U.S. hotel industry recorded its highest monthly performance levels since the beginning of the pandemic, according to April 2021 data from STR.
- Occupancy: 57.5%
- Average daily rate (ADR): US$110.34
- Revenue per available room (RevPAR): US$63.46
Occupancy and RevPAR were the highest for any month since February 2020, while ADR was the highest since March 2020. While year-over-year percentage changes show significant increases because of comparison with a pandemic-affected period in 2020, the country’s performance levels remained well below the pre-pandemic comparable of April 2019: occupancy (-15.2%), ADR (-16.0%) and RevPAR (-28.8%). To track recovery on a weekly basis, STR has launched a Market Recovery Monitor to index performance against the 2019 benchmark.
Among the Top 25 Markets, Tampa experienced the highest occupancy level (77.0%), which was 0.5% below the market’s benchmark from 2019. The next highest occupancy level was in Miami (72.0%), which recorded the highest ADR (US$233.80) and RevPAR (US$168.31) levels. Miami’s ADR level was 6.9% higher than the pre-pandemic comparable.
Markets with the lowest occupancy for the month included Boston (40.4%) and Minneapolis (42.5%).
Overall, the Top 25 Markets showed lower occupancy but higher ADR than all other markets.
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