Battle of hotel revenue: Austin surpasses Alamo CityBattle of hotel revenue: Austin surpasses Alamo Cityhttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=272015-09-07T05:00:00Z2015-09-08T15:00:00Z

​​​SAN ANTONIO - For the first time, according to industry tracker Source Strategies Inc., Austin-Round Rock passed up the Alamo City, generating more hotel revenue than a market so heavily dependent on the tourism sector.

Austin hotels generated more than $315 million in second quarter of 2015 — an 18.1 percent improvement over the same three-month period the previous year, according to Source Strategies’ latest Hotel Brand Report.

San Antonio’s hotel industry generated $299 million in revenue in 2Q 2015 — a 2.3 percent decline from 2Q 2014.

Austin is outperforming San Antonio in another critical area — REVPAR, or revenue per available room. Austin’s hotel industry eclipsed $105 in REVPAR in 2Q. San Antonio hotels generated just over $71 on average in revenue per available.

*Metro Areas include seven metros with revenue gains exceeding 7%

Get more hotel data for Texas cities, MSA's and counties from Source Strategies.

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