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Texas hotel occupancy 2013; 11 metros beat state averageTexas hotel occupancy 2013; 11 metros beat state averagehttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=47572014-03-05T07:22:00Z2014-03-04T00:00:00Z

TEXAS - In 2013, 11 areas exceeded the state occupancy average. Meanwhile, 18 of 27 Texas areas exceeded occupancy compared to 2012, according to Source Strategies Inc.

Hotel revenues in fourth quarter 2013 alone rose 9.1 percent to $2.1 billion, up from $1.9 billion a year ago.

In oil and gas counties statewide, room revenues rose 9.5 percent in 2013 to $3.386 billion.

Top 11 Metros Ranked by Occupancy 2013
  2012 Year-End 2013 Year-End
Metro Area Occ. % $ Rev.
% Chg.
Occ. % Chg. % $ Rev.
% Chg.
San Angelo 73.6 42.6% 82.9 9.3 36.7%
Midland 91.5 55.9% 81.9 -9.6 1.7%
Odessa 90.3 55.0% 77.0 -13.3 -0.9%
Austin-Round Rock 69.1 11.6% 72.5 3.4 13.9%
Laredo 70.5 6.6% 67.5 -3.0 -5.2%
Lubbock 62.9 7.6% 66.8 3.9 9.4%
College Station-Bryan 61.2 8.7% 66.7 5.5 18.3%
Houston-Baytown-Sugar Land 64.6 14.3% 66.4 1.8 12.8%
Dallas MD 62.8 6.3% 65.4 2.6 10.2%
El Paso 64.4 -0.7% 64.5 0.1 -1.6%
Victoria     70.2 16.3% 64.1 -6.1 -6.0%
State average      62.5 10.2% 63.6 1.1 8.6%


See the full report at the Office of the Governor, Economic Development and Tourism. For more stats on all counties and MSAs, see Source Strategies under the hotel category at Market Data Sources.

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