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London Hotels Report Higher Performance Levels for December 2018

London's hotel occupancy rose 5% to 81.9% in December, preliminary monthly data from STR shows. ADR increased 6.2% to £156.47 ($201.06) and RevPAR jumped 11.4% to £128.09 ($164.60).
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London Hotels Report Higher Performance Levels for December 2018


STR’s preliminary December 2018 data for London, England, indicates higher performance levels.

Based on daily data from the month, London reported the following in year-over-year comparisons:

  • Supply: +2.3%
  • Demand: +7.3%
  • Occupancy: +5.0% to 81.9%
  • Average daily rate (ADR): +6.2% to GBP156.47
  • Revenue per available room (RevPAR): +11.4% to GBP128.09

STR analysts attribute the performance to the holiday season. Daily data shows that New Year’s Eve was the strongest day of the month with RevPAR at GPB219.39 (+17.8%).

STR will release full December results later this month.

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