Positive hotel results for Americas

The Americas region has posted
positive indications for June results, according to a survey by Smith Travel

The region comprises North, Central
and South America and taken as a whole, occupancy for June rose by 7 per cent
to 64.9 per cent. Average daily rate rose by 1.8 per cent, reaching US$100.31,
and revenue per available room was up by 8.9 per cent, to $65.11.

Caribbean region

The Caribbean region’s occupancy
during June 2010 was 59.4 per cent. This compares to 58.3 per cent for June
2009. Average daily rate in June 2009 was $141.24, which rose to $144.14 in
June 2010. The revenue per available room in June this year was $85.68,
compared to $82.30 in 2009. In 2010 to date the figures for occupancy in the
Caribbean region rose from 64.9 per cent in the first six months of 2009 to
66.2 per cent in the first half of 2010. That’s a 2 per cent rise. Average
daily rate in 2009 was $166.56 and this year so far has risen to $172.76, a
percentage increase of 3.7. The revenue per available room rose by 5.8 per
cent, the first six months of 2010 showing a revPAR result of 114.37 compared
to 108.10 in the first half of 2009.

The STR Global report can be viewed
online: http://www.hotelnewsnow.com/media/File/PDFs/monthly_charts/GlobalHotelReview_Media_June_2010.pdf