Caribbean Hotel Occupancy, Revenues Continue to Climb


Numbers keep rising

By the Caribbean Journal staff

The Caribbean hotel sector is continuing a very solid 2015, according to the latest report from STR Inc.

The region’s hotel occupancy was 75.7 percent in July, a 3.6 percent year-over-year increase over the same month in 2014.

It also marked the 15th straight month of positive year-over-year monthly growth in hotel occupancy for the region.

Average daily rates rose by 6 percent last month to $206.32, while RevPar (revenue per available room) rose by 9.9 percent to $156.12.

For the year to date, the region’s hotel occupancy stands at 73.8 percent, with average daily rates at $243.01 and RevPar at $179.24.

STR’s data surveyed 1,924 hotels in the wider Caribbean region comprising 230,559 rooms.

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