Hawaii hotels report February was worst month in a decade

HONOLULU — Hawaii’s hotel industry reports that February was its worst performance month in about a decade.

The Hawaii Tourism Authority report published Monday used analytical data from the hotels.

ADVERTISING


One hospitality consultant says a drop in occupancy is a carry-over from last year’s volcanic eruption on Hawaii Island and severe weather events.

The report says statewide occupancy fell nearly 3 percentage points to 83.4 percent from February 2018 and revenue decreased nearly 6 percent from a year ago to $360 million.

ADVERTISING


The report says the average daily room rate dipped more than 1 percent to $290 and revenue per available room declined more than 4 percent to $242.

The last time Hawaii’s hotels reported similar performance levels was August 2009.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

By participating in online discussions you acknowledge that you have agreed to the Star-Advertiser's TERMS OF SERVICE. An insightful discussion of ideas and viewpoints is encouraged, but comments must be civil and in good taste, with no personal attacks. If your comments are inappropriate, you may be banned from posting. To report comments that you believe do not follow our guidelines, email hawaiiwarriorworld@staradvertiser.com.