Hotels in Turkey and France had difficult second quarters because
Islamist attacks hurt tourism, but hotels in other European countries did quite
The overall result for Europe: revenue per available room
(RevPAR) rose 2.7% and the average daily rate (ADR) rose 2.1%, to $126, according to STR.
Spain was a big winner with a 14% jump in RevPAR and a
4-point rise in hotel occupancy, to 77%. Spain’s ADR rose 8.9%, to $104.
Netherlands’ hotels recorded a good second quarter with
an 8.3% RevPAR increase. Portugal also was a winner, with Lisbon’s RevPAR
France’s second-quarter RevPAR dropped 13% from a year
earlier. Turkey’s RevPAR plunged 37%, as occupancy fell 16 points, to 51%. ADR