Hotel rooms still more than 50% cheaper

Staff reporters
Mon, 11 Jan 2021

Staff reporters
Mon, 11 Jan 2021
Government-imposed isolation services have helped dull some of the pain for hoteliers but border closures played havoc, with occupancy at less than half 2019 levels last year, according to the latest figures from Hotel Data New Zealand.The average rate for a hotel room also slipped, dipping 40 percent year-on-year to $91.17, across all regions and all hotel categories. The survey, conducted for Tourism Industry Aotearoa, covers almost three-quarters of NZ hotel rooms. TIA chief executive Chris Roberts said average hotel occupancy had sat a...

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