Starwood Hotels & Resorts’ second-quarter net income rose 12% from a year earlier to $153 million on demand increases across all brands.
The hotel company said Thursday that worldwide revenue per available room (RevPAR), excluding currency changes, rose 5.3% from a year earlier.
North American RevPAR was up 6.3% while China’s RevPAR rose 11%, more than offsetting tepid results in Europe (1.9% increase) and Africa/Middle East (0.9% decrease).
W, Westin, Sheraton and Four Points all had RevPAR increases of between 5% and 6.5%.
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