According to Visit Orlando, Orlando saw the volume of air visitors increase by 7.1% in December 2018, growing from 4,244,996 air visitors in December 2017 to 4,548,340 air visitors in December 2018.
According to STR Orlando had 128,000 hotel rooms in December 2018 and achieved an average city-wide room occupancy of 73.5% (down 6.7 percentage points compared with December 2017), and an ADR of $130.01 (up 0.6% compared with December 2017).
In calendar year 2018 Orlando saw a 6.8% increase in the volume of air visitors, growing from 47,538,149 air arrivals in 2017 to 50,789,060 air visitors in calendar year 2018.
Orlando achieved an average city-wide room occupancy of 77.5% in 2018 (down 2.1 percentage points compared with 2017), and an ADR of $127.32, (up 4.7% compared with 2017).
Jim Hepple is an Assistant Professor at the University of Aruba and is Managing Director of Tourism Analytics.