Overall U.S. RevPAR was +1.5 percent year-over-year for the week ending Dec. 2, 2017, per STR, and down from the prior week's result of +3.4 percent. Midscale (+5.2 precent) was the strongest chain scale. Within upper upscale and luxury class hotels, group (-4.3 percent vs. -5.0 percent prior week) was softer than transient (-1.4 percent vs. +2.9 percent prior week). Tailwinds continued in most hurricane-impacted markets: Houston RevPAR was +33.1 percent, Miami was -34.6 percent (impacted by timing of Art Basel), and Orlando was +15.7 percent. Read the full report
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