December 2012

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Occupancy was down slightly in Wisconsin for November 2012 compared to November 2011 but slightly less than half of all areas saw an increase in occupancy, with the largest increase in La Crosse. ADR was up statewide compared to November 2011, with the largest increase in Wisconsin South Area.

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STR’s preliminary year-end data indicates that the U.S. hotel industry will finish 2012 by posting strong performances in all major metrics. Based on STR data through November, preliminary 2012 year end results for the U.S. hotel industry include increases in supply (0.5 percent) and demand (2.8 percent), a 2.3 percent increase in occupancy to 61.3 percent, a 4.3 percent rise in average daily rate to $106.17, and a 6.6 percent jump in revenue per available room to $65.08.

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