Average daily rates in the U.S. - additional information
In 2016, Boston was the most expensive city in the United States in terms of the price paid by U.S. traveler for a hotel room, followed by New York. At 266 and 258 U.S. dollars respectively, the two cities were the only ones with hotel rates above 250 dollars. For visitors to New York, October is generally the most expensive month to stay in hotels. In October 2016, the average daily rate for a hotel in New York was 390 U.S. dollars. A cheaper alternative for tourists would be to use accommodation sharing sites such as Airbnb. In 2015, the average daily rate for an Airbnb room was only 156.94 U.S. dollars.
In 2015, the U.S. hotel industry generated revenue of 189.5 billion U.S. dollars the highest in recent years. The average daily rate of the Americas has grown annually, although it is still not the highest average daily rate in the world. In 2016, this title went to the Middle East and Africa. The hotel company with the largest number of properties in the Americas was Wyndham hotel group, followed by Choice Hotels International and Hilton Worldwide.