Willemstad, March 1 2019 – In January of 2019 Curacao registered a hotel occupancy of 84.7%. Compared to 2018 (78.2%) this is an increase of 6.5 percentage points.
The Average Daily Rate (ADR) also increased with 10.6% compared to 2018, to $212.89.
As for the revenue per available room, it also registered a significant increase of 19.8%. The revenue per available room in January 2018 was $150.38 and in 2019 it was $180.21.
With Curacao enjoying favorable weather all year long, January is still a great month for a sunny vacation destination, especially for other countries during their cold winter time. This demand leads to an increase of occupancy as well as the ADR, which automatically also means an increase in RevPAR.
The data on hotel performance is collected monthly by STR. The figures are based on 11-14 properties which represent a total of 2500 rooms on the island.
Note:The data of January 2019 is based on preliminary figures from STR