For revenue increases in 2013, Oahu hotels lead pack in U.S.

By Danny King

Revenue per available room (RevPAR) at U.S. hotels for the first half of 2013 rose 5.6% from a year earlier, according to Smith Travel Research.

Average daily rate rose 4% and occupancy advanced 0.9 percentage points to 61.8%.

For the largest 25 U.S. markets, RevPAR for the first six months of the year advanced 7%, with occupancy reaching 70.2%.

As for individual markets, Oahu RevPAR has surged 16% this year, while RevPAR in Houston and Miami is up 13% and 12%, respectively.

San Francisco, Anaheim-Santa Ana and Dallas RevPAR numbers have each jumped more than 10% from a year earlier.

Norfolk-Virginia Beach was the only major U.S. market with a RevPAR decline, while RevPAR in both Philadelphia and Washington was little changed from a year earlier.

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