Orange County Business Journal

OC Hotels Up in January

Kari Hamanaka Monday, March 10, 2014

Orange County hotels started off the year seeing strong growth across several key metrics.

The average daily rate in January rose 6.3% from a year earlier to $155.43, according to the most recent data available from industry researcher PKF Consulting USA.

Countywide occupancy rose 7% to nearly 69.7%.

Meantime, revenue per available room grew 13.8% to $108.26.

Huntington Beach continued to be a standout submarket with its revenue per available room surging nearly 32% to $147.44.

The average daily rate in Huntington Beach was up 10% to $215.72, while occupancy rose 19.7% to 68.3%.