Positive signs for US hotel industry as occupancy rates rise

US weekly hotel occupancy reached its highest level since October 2019, while room rates hit an all-time high, according to hospitality research specialists STR‘s latest data through 24 July. 18-24 July 2021 (percentage change from comparable week in 2019): Occupancy: 71.4% (-7.8%) Average daily rate (ADR): US$141.75 (+4.0%) Revenue per available room (RevPAR): $101.24 (-4.2%) Historically, the mi...

Democratic hospitality

Vitali Vitaliev visits an old Scottish treasure and finds it offers a uniquely democratic kind of hospitality.