Profit per room at hotels in the Middle East & Africa increased by 25.6 percent year-on-year in August, with multiple markets across the region benefitting from celebrations to mark the Eid al-Adha Holy festival.
As of 3 October, 65 hotels accounting for 4,422 rooms in North Carolina were confirmed to be closed due to storm-related damage. According to Dominik Kozissnik, STRs global census director, roughly half of the closed properties already have planned re-opening dates, most of which will be later this month or in November. South Carolina, on the other hand, reported three closings that totaled 323 rooms.
During the week of 16-22 September, the U.S. hotel industry reported occupancy dipped 2.3% to 69.9%, ADR was flat at $128.33, and RevPAR decreased 2.3% to $89.67.
Hotels in the UK recorded a 9.2 percent year-on-year increase in profit per room in August, as warm temperatures lured lodging demand from domestic and international leisure sources, according to the latest data tracking full-service hotels from HotStats.