According to the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority Las Vegas saw the volume of visitors increase by 2.1% in October 2018, growing from 3,604,300 visitors in October 2017 to 3,680,600 arrivals in October 2018.
Las Vegas had 147,598 hotel rooms in October (up 0.7% compared with October 2017) and achieved an average city-wide room occupancy of 91.4% (up 1.4 percentage points compared with October 2017), an ADR of $142.43, (up 2.6% compared with October 2017) and a RevPar of $130.18, up 4.2% also compared with October 2017.
Through the first ten months of 2018 Las Vegas saw a 1.0% decrease in the volume of visitors, falling from 35,718,800 arrivals in the first ten months of 2017 to 35,370,600 visitors in the same ten months of 2018.
Las Vegas achieved an average city-wide room occupancy of 89.0% in the first ten months of 2018 (down 1.2 percentage points compared with the first ten months of 2017), an ADR of $129.74, (down 0.1% compared with ytd 2017) and a RevPar of $115.38, down 1.4%, also compared with the same ten months of 2017.
Jim Hepple is an Assistant Professor at the University of Aruba and is Managing Director of Tourism Analytics.