The US hotel industry reported higher performance compared with the prior month, according to October data from STR. October 2021 US hotel occupancy was 62.9%  compared with 61.2% for September; average daily rate (ADR) was $134.78, up from $133.11 in September; and revenue per available room (RevPAR) was $84.75, up from $82.04 in  September. The company said the lodging sector continued to lag 2019 numbers in two of the three major factors. Occupancy was  62.9% (down 8.8% against 2019); ADR was $134.78 (up 1.2%); and RevPAR was $84.75 (down 7.6%). Among the Top 25 Markets, Nashville experienced the highest occupancy level (71.8%), which was still down 11.9% from the market’s 2019 benchmark. None of the Top 25 Markets saw an occupancy increase over October 2019. Markets with the lowest occupancy for the month included Oahu Island (48.9%) and Minneapolis (51.1%). Oahu Island reported the steepest decline in occupancy when compared with 2019 (down 41%). Overall, the Top 25 Markets showed lower occupancy but higher ADR than all other markets.