In U.S. dollar constant currency, Europe’s year-end 2015 RevPAR growth reached +6.9% (to US$83.94), while growth in the U.S. hit +6.3% (to US$78.65). Both the U.S. and Europe have reported six consecutive years of RevPAR growth since each experienced a double-digit decline following the financial crisis in 2009. From 2011 to 2014, the U.S. consistently experienced a higher year-end growth rate. In 2014, U.S. RevPAR growth reached +8.1% compared to +4.3% for Europe. Despite recent safety concerns across Europe due to terrorist attacks and threats, which affected key cities including Paris and London at the end of the year, several markets in the region experienced strong overall performances in 2015. According to STR analysts, the weakened Euro and displaced demand from North Africa played major roles. Get the full story at Travel Daily UK