Though the rates are declining from the peaks of summer, San Diego hotels continue to see growth in both occupancy and average daily rates when compared to 2017. Occupancy rates ranged from 53% in Del Mar/Oceanside to 76% in UTC. Growth in occupancy over last year was very impressive in a few regions, most notably in Pt. Loma/Airport properties with almost 39% growth, and Mission Bay with 28% growth over 2017. Average daily rates ranged from $103 in Mission Valley and Escondido, up to $199 in La Jolla. All regions experienced growth this week with Pt. Loma/Airport again leading with 22% growth, followed by UTC with nearly 13% growth.