Phoenix Area Hotel Occupancy Climbs to 47.6%
Phoenix #2 in U.S. Top 25 markets after steady weekly gains
PHOENIX, AZ. (JUNE 19, 2020) –– The most recent weekly Arizona tourism data shows hotel occupancy in the Phoenix region at 47.6% for the week of June 7 - June 13, representing another increase of 3 percentage points over last week. Phoenix climbed to the 2nd highest occupancy rate among the Top 25 U.S. markets, continuing the Top 5 trend for the fourth week. Occupancy is down 34% year-over-year for this time period.
Weekend occupancy continues to increase at an even stronger rate. Occupancy on Saturday, June 13 reached 58.7%.
Additionally, Revenue Per Available Room, or RevPAR, for the week in Phoenix also improved but is still down 34% over the same week last year. RevPAR, which is used industry-wide, is the most comprehensive measure of lodging performance.
Arizona May 2020 Occupancy at 37.5%
Arizona statewide occupancy for May 2020 was 37.5%, which is higher than both the U.S. and U.S. Mountain Region stats. Occupancy in La Paz County was up 1.6% over May 2019, while Pima and Coconino counties had the lowest occupancy.
The Arizona Office of Tourism provides this data on a weekly basis to help paint an accurate picture of the challenges facing Arizona’s tourism industry, which employed 192,000 Arizonans and contributed $1 billion to the state’s budget in 2018, and to track its recovery as a critical driver of Arizona’s economy.
Media Contact: Josh Coddington, (480) 438-4700, [email protected]
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The Arizona Office of Tourism works to strengthen and grow Arizona's economy through travel and tourism promotion, positioning Arizona as the leading tourism destination for domestic and international travelers. Tourism is a key industry that provides positive economic impacts to every community, city and county across the state.