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Industry data: PKF Hotel Britain 2006

06 December 2007 by

In 2005, UK hotels boosted revenue per available room (revpar) by 2.9% to its highest level since 2001.

The growth stemmed from higher average room rates as occupancy fell slightly across the UK.

Regional hotels outperformed their counterparts in London, but the capital's hotels improved revpar in the face of falling occupancy by holding their rates, according to the Hotel Britain report from consultants PKF.

Occupancy20052004Point change
UK73.3%73.9%-0.6 points
London76.5%77.9%-1.4 points
Regional UK71.7%71.9%-0.2 points
England71.3%71.7%-0.4 points
Scotland73.0%72.3%+0.7 points
Wales 74.9%74.4%+0.5 points
Average room rate20052004% change
UK£81.71£78.77+3.7%
London£108.62£104.18+4.3%
Regional UK£67.06£64.73+3.6%
England£66.19£64.13+3.2%
Scotland£69.87£66.37+5.3%
Wales £65.32£63.07+3.6%
Revpar20052004% change
UK£59.92£58.21+2.9%
London£83.13£81.12+2.5%
Regional UK£48.08£46.53+3.3%
England£47.20£45.99+2.6%
Scotland£50.98£48.01+6.2%
Wales £48.91£46.92+4.2%
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