Hotels In Miami Are Performing Better Than Any Other Major U.S. Market During Covid

The Miami hotel market did better than any other major market in the U.S. in January, according to STR data.

Occupancy for the month of January was 54.5%, with an average daily room rate of $195.08. Both were the highest of any major market in the U.S. for the month.

In February, Miami continued to post the best number in the U.S. Occupancy was up to 75.8% in the third week of the month (the full month numbers haven’t yet been reported).

According to Travel Weekly, oceanfront hotels are doing particularly well, with most beach resorts reporting 80% to 90% on weekends. Some like Acqualina in Sunny Isles have been sold out on weekends.

The numbers are particularly encouraging since Miami normally sees over half of its overnight tourists arrive from overseas, including Europe and South America. Covid travel restrictions mean that visitors from many of those markets have come to a complete halt, leaving domestic travelers to fill the void.

The Airbnb market is doing even better.

Travel Weekly said that the Miami short term rental market was at 83% occupancy in recent months, and is on pace to break new records this summer.

 

 

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Anonymous
7 months ago

But yet no news on that convention hotel downtown

Anonymous
7 months ago

We better not see news until there’s a better design like the previous few renditions.

Anonymous
7 months ago

What’s the point in showing that horrendously designed Convention Center structure?

We can only hope they’re working on a new design for such a long awaited addition to downtown and all of Miami.

Anonymous
7 months ago

The buildings themselves are not bad. It’s the walled off super bock it creates at street level that’s the problem. Not good. A redesign of the street level experience is warranted.

Anonymous
7 months ago

Look, they teased us with the first design. Then they disappointed us with this new design. We have been waiting on this Convention Center for over (at least) five years now. In all that time, they can at least redesign this structure that tax payers will be paying for with something exciting and not just something like another Ferris Wheel and labeling it ICONIC!

Anonymous
7 months ago

That entire back curved wall is along train tracks…

Anonymous
7 months ago

Redesigned the street level already warrants a total redesign.

Anonymous
7 months ago

We are an open state and lots of people are moving here, schools open and businesses too, Covid numbers down and less mortality than states that still are in early faces of lockdown…. but if you Google about Ron DeSantis.. only negatives News … considering that the MSM is not journalism but propaganda machine for Democrats is not rare the amount of insults my comment will generate!! 😛

Anonymous
7 months ago

You mean MSM is a propaganda machine for Democrats like FOX NEWS is for Republicans?

Anonymous
7 months ago

Oh stop playing the fkng victim. If you go on Fox, Newsmax, OANN, The Blaze, etc. all you have is a De Santis love fest. Both sides of the spectrum have their biased news outlets. As someone who is an independent, you conservatives are turning into the whiny liberals you always complain about.

Anonymous
7 months ago

Democrats should stop whining and start cheating and lying like the Republicans do…at the same scale. Get all Dems in Congress, the Executive Branch and Democratic led states to repeat the lies over and over at every opportunity just like Republicans do. The more outrageous the claim, the better. Throw enough shit at the wall and some will stick. Copy the same misleading strategies of the GOP and go with the flow. Let’s start the rumor that Democratic led states want to secede from the union…a la Texas. Dems are stupid. They don’t play dirty. It’s like the US trying to be nice to Russia, China, Iran, the Taliban and all the other crazies. And then of course…deny. deny and deny. Just like Trump, De Santis, Cruz, Hawley, Rubio…and Clinton.

Anonymous
7 months ago

Isn’t that what Democrats did the past five years and the morning of November 4th, 2020?

Anonymous
7 months ago

Trump had over sixty times in court to prove his accusation that he was ripped off in the presidential election, and he didn’t prove a thing every time.

Poor crybaby….

Anonymous
7 months ago

A big reason is because people are doing the opposite of what he recommends. Ron says not to wear a mask, I wear two masks.

Anonymous
7 months ago

“Look, I was just walking around and picking up these white plastic ties off the floor in the Capitol Building in Washington DC when those radical rightwingers stormed it…”

lol….

Anonymous
7 months ago

Like people picking up the broken glass from “peaceful “ antifa and BLM protest all around big cities with the blessings of Democrats governors and the lack of information from the MSM 😘😝

Anonymous
7 months ago

Awwww.. yeah, just blame BLM and Democratic Governors every time another white police officer kill an unarmed black person.

Only a Republitard would try to equate a bunch of rightwing noose carrying hooligans who stormed the Capitol Building in the Nation’s Capital while looking for the vice president to hang him, with another entity.

Anonymous
7 months ago

Sure !! Antifa is an ideology!! J.B. 😘

Anonymous
7 months ago

Only a Democrap would compare anarcho-marxist mobs, using an unfortunate incident condemned by most, as an excuse to destroy billions in public and private property, kill 30 and injure thousands, threaten people to cancelation, and even when arrested got bailed out by the alleged current Vice President, with “hooligans” as you accurately call them, who were no different than all those Occupy people from 2011 and Code Pink during Kavanaugh’s, confirmation except Peloshit got a taste different than her thirty-dollar ice cream. Also, a white police officer shot a white Trump supporter and two white police officers died off site. ACAB, right?

Anonymous
7 months ago

Wtf?..

Anonymous
7 months ago

“an unfortunate incident”

Ha!.. you rightwing republicon clowns are funny. On January 6, 2021, the WORLD witnessed a mob of out of controlled MAGA and Confederate flag waving, hangman’s noose carrying, assault rifle toting, police assaulting, door kicking in, window breaking, costume wearing, Palosi and Pence hunting, pi$$ and sh!t leaving, wacko rightwing mob storming the Capitol Building in Washington DC and four people died because of it.

But according to you Cons, that was just a little “unfortunate incident.”

Aaaaahhhh hahahahaha… aaaaahhhhhh hahahahaha… aaaaaahhhhh hahahahaha…….

Anonymous
7 months ago

Oh the hatred will do you in. Why do you hate this country so much that you have to repeat lies and conspiracy theories that have been debunked over and over. Have you lost your mind? Did you forget the reason your family emigrated here in the first place?

Anonymous
7 months ago

Those rallies had “some very fine people on both sides”.

Anonymous
7 months ago

Antifa’s rallies only “ some peaceful protesters on that side “
30 people death
2 billions in destroyed property federal and private
🧐

Anonymous
7 months ago

And Trump still kept quiet and did nothing about white cops shooting unarmed black people all over this country which started the protesting.

Anonymous
7 months ago

“And Trump still kept quiet and did nothing about white cops shooting unarmed black people all over this country which started the protesting.”

OBAMA DID THE SAME!! He did nothing only that he used race bating to divide more Americans !

Not to mention he and his wife have done nothing for the 600-700 blacks that die every year in Chicago due to gang violence!!!

Anonymous
7 months ago

“OBAMA DID THE SAME!! He did nothing only that he used race bating to divide more Americans !”

That’s a slick way of getting Trump off the hook, but I ain’t buying it. By the way, let me say “BUSH DID THE SAME! It was Bush who built that laughable little wall between Mexico and the United States because he was surely race bating and dividing Americans. It was G.W. Bush who was more focused on killing civilians in Iraq and stealing that country’s oil to enrich his gang of fat cat oil tycoon buddies and give his sleazy and totally useless Republicon party something to appear literate about. All while they picked on poor little Afghanistan and Osama Bin Laden.

And Chicago?.. that city knows a thing or two about gang violence so that’s nothing new. The killing started way back in Capone’s day when Tommy Gun toting gangters were mowing each other down to tune of 4 to 5 hundred killings a year!

Anonymous
7 months ago

Prove it was Antifa. That’s all. Just prove it. While you are at it, prove the election was fraudulent. Tell me where to find the evidence to support the pedophile ring in DC, the shredding of ballots, the dead who voted, the folks who voted twice. Show us, the country and the world the proof. SHOW US THE PROOF!

Anonymous
7 months ago

I think all you’re gonna hear are… crickets…..

Anonymous
7 months ago

The numbers don’t lie not the amount of people moving here mask or no mask !!😝
How many people moving to LA, Chicago, Portland, Seattle or NYC ??? 🧐

Anonymous
7 months ago

LA, Chicago, Portland, Seattle and NYC where kicking Miami’s a s s for long time. I’m from Miami and love my city.. but let’s not play games, this city has a lot of catching up to do, so cut it out with the bragging.

Anonymous
7 months ago

So why is the reason people are moving to Florida and not all the way around ?🤓

Anonymous
7 months ago

Because Trump and his republican cohorts decreased the amount of tax money one can receive on their house.

Anonymous
7 months ago

Seattle and portland kicking miami’s ass ? how?

Anonymous
7 months ago

I don’t have time to point out obvious details to people who have been living under a rock for the last ten years.

Anonymous
7 months ago

It’s definitely not because of De Santis. More than likely, it’s the warm climate for a few months and they will quickly leave and go back to their more developed cities. How many are moving to Alabama, Mississippi, West Virginia, and the rest of the Appalachians as well Idaho, Nebraska, Montana- you get the message. These are all repugnant states that are backwards and poverty-stricken and have been for generations!

Anonymous
7 months ago

So those repugnant states should claim restoration!! 😉

Anonymous
7 months ago

“. These are all repugnant states that are backwards and poverty-stricken and have been for generations!”

“Repugnant “ so much vile to describe many beautiful states that many people around the world will like or are trying to move inn!!

You most be one of those that never likes when someone said “America First”😝😛😋😚🥰

Anonymous
7 months ago

Just the opposite. I love America. And the above mentioned states may indeed be beautiful. The term “repugnant” refers to their Republican mentality and governance. The point many of you repugnants like to highlight is in reference democratically run states, while forgetting a large swath of the South and Midwest that ARE poverty stricken, poorly educated and crime ridden given their population size. etc. These are Repugnant states. After all, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, did not just become great democratic cities. But of course some of us have difficulty thinking for ouselves. I guess it’s easier to just follow the FAUX talking points, truth be damned.

Anonymous
7 months ago

Don’t forget to use the carp app next time you go to San Francisco!! 😛

Anonymous
7 months ago

“Carp” from what I’ve been told, is a very tasty fish.

Anonymous
7 months ago

. “The term “repugnant” refers to their Republican mentality and governance.”

“The most terrifying words in the English language are: I’m from the government and I’m here to help.( Ronald Reagan)

And I will add the Democrat’s Governance… like Baltimore.. ridden by crime drugs and poverty while Elijah Cummins did nothing in 40 something years as representative of the city and as a career politician!!

And South Central LA, still in poverty and what Maxims Walters have done in 37 years other than buying a 6 millions dollars house in an upscale neighborhood mikes from her district!!

😋🤪😘

Anonymous
7 months ago

And then Ronald Reagan proved just that, because he wasn’t trying to do a damn thing the Constitution said he was supposed to do with the governmental Presidential powers the people of this country bestowed unto him.

Anonymous
7 months ago

A couple generations ago, most those states were Democrat.

Anonymous
7 months ago

Your dad must have worn two condoms.

Azarius
7 months ago

Why the photo idk. But we should have more activities downtown but hey who am I.

Anonymous
7 months ago

That takes vision. Good luck.

Anonymous
7 months ago

Rooms are expensive now

Anonymous
7 months ago

Good. Quality of tourist will improve. Discounted rates bring low class and high crime.

Anonymous
7 months ago

With Gillum no hotel will be open yet !!

Anonymous
7 months ago

Yeah but we would have legal weed.

Anonymous
7 months ago

“With Gillum no hotel will be open yet” is still better than Trump using another one for a bankruptcy scam.

Anonymous
7 months ago

Except the one he did crack and solicitated young boys for prostitution in.

Anonymous
7 months ago

I thought Trump took Stormy Daniels to one his hideaways?

Anonymous
7 months ago

STFU! Stop talking about politics here!

Anonymous
7 months ago

LOL at the picture !!!

Anonymous
7 months ago

I don’t doubt it, but Tampa and St. Petersburg had the highest average occupancy rate between January and November of any of STR’s top 25 U.S. travel markets. https://www.forbes.com/sites/alisondurkee/2021/12/27/2020-busiest-travel-destination-was-tampa-and-st-petersburg-florida-hotel-occupancy-data-str-shows/amp/ …. this time not only is Miami winning but FLORIDA is winning! Come one, come all 😎

Anonymous
7 months ago

Lol!