The growth figure for 2019 is lower than the 2.3 percent increase projected in February of this year.

For 2019 as a whole, the U.S. hotel industry is projected to report a 0.1 percent increase in occupancy to 66.2 percent, a 1.9 percent rise in average daily rate (ADR) to $132.32 and a 2 percent lift in revenue per available room (RevPAR) to $87.65.

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