Visitor metrics rose across the board in Hawaii in November when compared with the same month in 2018, according to the Hawaii Tourism Authority.
Total visitor spending increased 3%, to $1.33 billion, while total arrivals rose 4%, to 811,382 visitors, in November. Average daily spending by visitors also increased 3%, to $197 per person. The average length of stay fell 4%, to eight days, leading to only a slight increase in total visitor days for the month year over year.
While arrivals from the U.S West, U.S East, Japan, and all other international markets all increased a minimum of 3% in November, visitation from Canada dropped 6%.
Through the first 11 months of 2019, visitor spending in the Aloha State is up a half percentage point, to $16 billion Arrivals are up 5% through November, while the average daily spend per visitor dipped 2%, to $195.
For November 2019, hotels in Hawaii reported increases in revenue per available room (RevPAR), average daily rate (ADR) and occupancy. Statewide RevPAR climbed 8% to $205, ADR rose 4% to $260, and the occupancy rate ticked up nearly 3 percentage points to approximately 79%. Revenue for Aloha State hotels was up 8% in November.