Strong performance in the last two quarters lifted the last 12 months’ RevPAR 4.1 percent, despite a relatively subdued six months trading, the report noted.

This was in marked contrast to revenue per available room (RevPAR) in the U.K.’s regional hotels dropped 2.8 percent in Q1, according to the latest U.K. Hotel Market Tracker: Q1 2019 from HVS London, AlixPartners and STR.

Download: HVS UK Hotel Market Tracker Q1 2019