London hotels outperformed their regional counterparts during the second quarter of the year with revenue per available room (revpar) up 8.4% to £127.33, compared to an increase of 6.4% to £75.05 across the whole country, according to new figures from global data company STR.
The revpar increases were driven by a rise in average daily rate, which was up 5.2% to £94.22 and 6.4% to £152.70 in the UK and London respectively.
Meanwhile, hotel occupancy across the country increased by 1% to 79.6%. A moderate decline in occupancy in London following the 3 June terrorist attack at London Bridge was swiftly boosted by the Eid Mubarak holiday as the capital welcomed a high volume of visitors form the Middle East.
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