- An unseasonable heat wave blew through San Diego, helping raise hotel demand by more than 25,000 room nights over the week prior. San Diego County sold a total of 365,937 room nights, slightly more than the same week in 2019.
- County occupancy rose by 5.7 points week-over-week to average 81.0%, ranking San Diego 4th in the nation and 1st in the western competitive set (up from 2nd last week), ahead of Phoenix at 80.3% and Los Angeles at 75.5%. Miami, Tampa, and Orlando were the top three U.S. markets this week.
- County ADR increased by $8 from last week to average $203 this week, ranking San Diego 5th among top markets and 1st in the western set (up from 2nd), ahead of Los Angeles at $199 and Phoenix at $198. Weekly ADR is now $36 above average rates from this time in 2019 and more in line with typical summer rates.
- RevPAR rose by $18 to reach $164, ranking San Diego 6th in the nation and 1st in the western set.
- Among upscale properties, group demand outpaced 2019 levels for the second week in a row. Group occupancy reached 31.5% with an average rate of $259, while transient occupancy rose to 48.2% with an average rate of $305.
- Occupancy peaked midweek for a few regions, with Downtown hotels reaching 91.9% on Tuesday and UTC hotels at 92.1% on Wednesday. Mission Valley had the highest occupancy in the county on Saturday night, at 94.4%.
- La Jolla Coastal properties reached new heights in ADR this week at $336, followed by Mission Bay hotels at $275 and Downtown at $246.
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