London hotels boosted revenue per available room (revpar) by 32.65% in the week ending 20 July, according to figures from hospitality research company STR Global.
Revpar increased to £150.37, up from £113.36 during the equivalent week of 2007.
Occupancy was virtually static, growing by just 0.08 percentage points to 87.23% but average room rate soared by 32.53% to £172.40 compared with £130.08 in the corresponding week of 2007.
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STR Global was created by the merger of hospitality research companies Smith Travel Research (STR), Deloitte's HotelBenchmark and The Bench.
It offers hotel research to clients that include hotel operators, developers, financiers and analysts, providing regular and custom reports covering more than 35,000 hotels in 1,300 global markets.
As well as global hotel performance data, STR Global tracks a variety of Profitability, Pipeline and Census data covering all aspects of the industry.
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London hotel performance in previous years
Source: STR Global