DALLAS, Jan. 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Braemar Hotels & Resorts Inc. (NYSE: BHR) (“Braemar” or the “Company”) reported today preliminary portfolio occupancy of 60% for the month of December 2021 with an average daily rate (“ADR”) of approximately $494 resulting in RevPAR of approximately $296. This RevPAR reflects an approximate increase of 189% versus December 2020 and an increase of approximately 29% versus December 2019. The Company expects to report occupancy of 61% for the fourth quarter of 2021 with an ADR of approximately $393 resulting in RevPAR of approximately $240. This RevPAR reflects an approximate increase of 163% compared to the fourth quarter of 2020 and an increase of approximately 7% compared to the fourth quarter of 2019.
“Driven by the incredibly strong performance of our luxury resorts, we’re extremely pleased to report that Braemar’s December 2021 RevPAR increased approximately 29% compared to December 2019 and our fourth quarter 2021 RevPAR increased 7% compared to the fourth quarter of 2019,” said Richard J. Stockton, Braemar’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “I am delighted to announce that we achieved the highest quarterly RevPAR in our Company’s history and, as we enter 2022, we’re excited about our opportunities to deliver continued growth.”
Braemar Hotels & Resorts is a real estate investment trust (REIT) focused on investing in luxury hotels and resorts.
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SOURCE Braemar Hotels & Resorts Inc.