- San Diego County hotel demand continues to strengthen as the summer season heats up, increasing by more than 15,000 room nights over the previous week. Hotels throughout the county sold a total of 386,976 room nights last week, the most weekly room nights sold since July 2019. The boost was enough to restore San Diego’s status as the top destination in the west.
- County occupancy rose to 86.0% ranking San Diego 2nd in the nation (up from 4th) and 1st in the western competitive set, ahead of Seattle at 85.0%. New York, San Diego and Seattle were the top three markets this week.
- The convention center hosted the Biotechnology Innovation Organization from June 13-16 which supplied hotels with roughly 28,300 room nights across three nights. Among upscale properties, Group occupancy averaged 28.7% for the week with Tuesday night peaking at 39.5%. San Diego continues to be the western leader in group occupancy, as well as group ADR this week which increased to $276, up $19 from the week prior.
- Among upscale properties, transient occupancy rose 3.8 percentage points to reach 52.3%. Transient ADR also rose significantly, up $22 to $336 this week.
- County ADR across all chain scales was $230, up $13 from last week. San Diego ranked 4th among top markets (up from 5th) and 1st in the western set.
- RevPAR jumped nearly $20 week over week to reach $198, ranking San Diego 4th in the nation and 1st in the west.
- Saturday night occupancy ranged from the mid-80s to low-90s throughout the County, but the highest occupancy of the week was actually on Tuesday in UTC at 95.8% and Downtown at 94.9%. Both UTC and Downtown averaged 88.2% occupancy for the entire week.
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