Hawaii hotels see rate surge, occupancy slip for week ending Sept. 7


Average daily room rates (ADR) jumped nearly 12% at hotels across the Aloha State during the week ending Sept. 7, improving to $209.36 over the seven-day period.

Occupancy slipped 1.3 percentage points year over year in Hawaii during the week, however, to 71% statewide, according to an industry survey by Hospitality Advisors and Smith Travel Research.

More rooms were empty on three of the state’s four major islands; the largest decrease in occupancy was on Maui, where it dropped 3.4 points, to 63.1%, when compared with the same period in 2012.

Hawaii’s statewide occupancy was 14.5 points higher than the national average during the week, and the state’s ADR was $106 above the U.S. average.
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