Orange County Business Journal

Anaheim Tops Strong September for OC Hotels

Kari Hamanaka Thursday, November 8, 2012

Orange County’s hotel industry saw a strong September, with Anaheim leading the way.

The Anaheim market topped others in OC on three key measures of year-to-year growth in September, according to the latest report from industry researcher PKF Consulting USA.

The average daily rate for hotels in Anaheim increased 8.4% from a year earlier to $144.79, the largest percentage increase of any Orange County market for the month. The occupancy rate in Anaheim rose 8% to 71.52%

Revenue per available room—a key industry measure of hotels’ financial performance—increased 17% to $103.56.

The average daily rate countywide rose 5.6% to $148.68.

Occupancy in Orange County increased 3.6% to 72.01%.

Revenue per available room rose 9.4% to $107.07.