New Orleans hotel occupancy figures show that the number of hotel rooms booked for the holiday season was down by 6% from the same period last year, according to the National Hotel Association.
The hotel occupancy rate fell by 0.9% year on year in the first nine months of 2017, but by 5.1% in the second quarter, the National Association said in a statement on Friday.
The decline in hotel occupancy was due to the drop in occupancy rates in the hotel industry, which the association blamed on a number of factors including “high occupancy rates for non-traditional guests”.
The association said the trend is expected to continue this year.
In 2017, the average occupancy rate was 48.6% compared with 47.4% in 2016, according the association.
In January, the association said that the occupancy rate at the top ten New Orleans hotels declined by 7.6%, to 54.5%.
“This was a major change from the year before,” association president James G. Knecht told Al Jazeera.
“This year, we are seeing a decline of about 7%.
So it is a drop of about half a percentage point.”
“This is just a positive trend for the industry.”
A spokesman for the National Organization of Realtors said the number was “likely a bit low” and said the drop was a “minor trend” compared with the trend of a year ago.
“We’re still seeing a lot of occupancy in the hotels,” said Robert S. Smith, the group’s president and CEO.
“The number of hotels is up.
We’re seeing a big surge in occupancy.
We are seeing an uptick in occupancy for the first time since we began keeping records.”
“It’s not going to be a trend of just the hotels.
It’s going to happen across the board.”
In 2017 alone, the hotel occupancy in New Orleans was down to 49.5%, according to data provided by the National Realtor Association.
At the same time, the occupancy at the other 10 New Orleans areas rose by 7%, to 51.3%.
The association’s Smith said the decline in occupancy was a result of a number other factors, including a “very slow recovery” in tourism.
New Orleans is one of several US cities experiencing a significant drop in hotel bookings.
The average occupancy for a New Orleans home fell to 50.7% in 2017 from 53.5% in 2015, according a report from the real estate website Trulia.
At this rate, it will take a decade for the city to recover from the hotel downturn, the report said.
New York City was the only US city to see a significant increase in occupancy in 2017.
At a time when the stock market is down, it’s an amazing sight to see people who are in a state of financial ruin, New York real estate broker and investor Andrew Stelzer told the Associated Press.
“There is a sense that things are going to turn around and people are going back to work,” Stelzner said.
“It seems to be happening faster than any other major city.” “
The number of people living in New York’s five boroughs declined by 0,4% year-on-year in 2017, according census data. “
It seems to be happening faster than any other major city.”
The number of people living in New York’s five boroughs declined by 0,4% year-on-year in 2017, according census data.
The New York metro area saw the biggest decline in the city’s population, with a population loss of 3,967,000 people, according data from the US Census Bureau.
New Yorkers living in the area have lost more than half of their total income.
In the past year, the median family income in the New York metropolitan area fell by 3.9%.
The number in New Jersey rose by 1.1%, and in Connecticut by 1%.
“In terms of how many people left New York, it was much lower than in New England, where New York had the biggest losses,” Smith said.
However, in New London, Connecticut, the number fell by 1%, and the number in Washington, DC, dropped by 1% year over year.
“In New Orleans, it is very much a matter of when, not if,” Smith added.
“These numbers have been trending down since January and the city has been able to recover some of that.
The city has a big pool of people who have come into the city.
The number was not very high in the fall of 2015. “
One thing we have to keep in mind is that New Orleans had some really big problems in the recession, so it is not like New York.
But we still had a big drop in people coming into New Orleans in the past few months, so we’re seeing some big numbers in that area as well.”