Aug
20

July Hotel Room Sales, Occupancy Rate Continue Upward Trend in Charleston

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– Charleston Regional Business Journal

July’s occupancy rate at Charleston County hotels averaged 82% in July, a gain of 14% from the same month in 2009.

The total number of hotel room nights sold countywide increased 15% over last year, according to the latest report on the lodging industry from the College of Charleston’s Office of Tourism Analysis, prepared for the Charleston Area Convention and Visitors Bureau.

For the second consecutive month, hotel room rates showed a small uptick compared to 2009 rates. Room rates were up 1.2% on average in July, at $116.33, following a 1.4% gain in June.

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