Bucks County posted record-breaking hotel industry metrics this fall driven by increased travel and pent-up demand in the local wedding sector, reports the Philadelphia Business Journal.
The county saw its highest September hotel occupancy on record at 74.4%, said Paul Bencivengo, COO at Visit Bucks County. That was accompanied by an average daily room rate of $119.07.
Similar high demand was demonstrated this October. Despite the ongoing pandemic, occupancy reached 73.3% — only slightly below the October record of 73.5% set in 2019, per Visit Bucks County. Average daily room rate in October climbed to $121.95, besting the previous record for that month of $107.92 set in 2018.
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PBJ.com breaks down how the industry records come even with Bucks County's hotel room supply more robust than in years past, indicating an appetite for travel in the area.