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Sydney hotel rates reached pandemic-era highs in December

Author: Tatiana Rokou / Date: Tue, 01/11/2022 - 10:04
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The market’s absolute ADR level was its highest for any month since December 2019, while occupancy and RevPAR were the highest since May and April 2021, respectively.

LONDON - Reflecting the beginning of summer and impact of the holiday season, Sydney’s hotel industry reported its highest room rates of the pandemic-era, according to preliminary December 2021 data from STR.


• Occupancy: 45.0%
• Average daily rate (ADR): AUD236.64 
• Revenue per available room (RevPAR): AUD106.38


The market’s absolute ADR level was its highest for any month since December 2019, while occupancy and RevPAR were the highest since May and April 2021, respectively.


On 31 December, Sydney’s ADR (AUD533.81) was the highest in the market since 31 December 2019 (AUD651.85), while RevPAR (AUD287.57) was the highest since 1 January 2020 (AUD327.62). Additionally, daily occupancy for the month peaked at 65.3% on 11 December. 
Looking ahead, STR’s latest Forward STAR data shows Sydney’s highest occupancy on the books on 15 January (32.0%), demonstrating the continued uncertainty and subsequent hesitation of guests to book too far in advance.

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Tatiana Rokou

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Tatiana is the news co-ordinator for TravelDailyNews Media Network (traveldailynews.gr, traveldailynews.com and traveldailynews.asia). Her role includes to monitor the hundrends of news sources of TravelDailyNews Media Network and skim the most important according to our strategy. She holds a Bachelor degree in Communication & Mass Media from Panteion University of Political & Social Studies of Athens and she has been editor and editor-in-chief in various economic magazines and newspapers.