London hotels boosted revenue per available room (revpar) by 19.28% in the week ending 13 July, according to figures from hospitality research company STR Global.
Revpar increased to £140.67, up from £117.93 during the equivalent week of 2007.
Occupancy grew by 2.91 percentage points to 89.30% and average room rate rose by 15.40% to £157.53 compared with £136.51 in the corresponding week of 2007.
STR Global is a new company formed from the merger of leading hospitality research firms Smith Travel Research (STR), Deloitte's HotelBenchmark and The Bench.
By Angela Frewin
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