Special Coverage: Lodging Data
North Bay hotel occupancy dips in March
Sonoma, Napa and Marin hotels had fewer heads in beds in the first quarter than in the aftermath of the wildfires a year before, according to new figures. Lodging revenues in Napa, Solano and Marin were up, while Sonoma's lagged.
North Bay hotel revenue dips in February as fires' impact lingers
The revenue and occupancy declines in Sonoma and Napa counties last month from a year before, shown in new data out Friday, continue to show the effects of the temporary surge in hotel use for survivors in the months after the wildfires.
Wine Country hotel occupancy dips in January
Economic effects of the North Bay wildfires linger: Fewer rooms where filled in Napa and Sonoma counties last month than a year before, say newly released figures. But hotel revenues in Solano, Marin, Napa and Sonoma were higher than in January 2018.
Napa, Sonoma hotels lead revenue rise for North Bay hotels
Revenues for lodging in Marin and Solano counties last year also increased.
Rare decline in occupancy rates for November in one North Bay County
Sonoma County’s occupancy decline for November was the largest among North Bay counties.
Fall and rebound of North Bay hotel business postfires is visible in new data
Year-over-year data usually say better reflect growth or decline than change between months, but October local hospitality industry figures, particularly for Napa County, underscore how different last year was from this year or 2016. But industry struggles linger.
What’s the North Bay hotel revenue picture?
Sonoma County hotel revenue year to date was up 10.6 percent in September, but Napa County average room occupancy was down, say new travel industry data.
Hotel occupancy dips in Napa and Sonoma counties
The North Bay's biggest-grossing hotel market, Napa County, had an over 5 percent slip in July occupancy, and the local market with the most rooms, Sonoma County, had its first occupancy decline since the October wildfires, per new data.
Postfire surge in North Bay hotel revenue slows
The surge in Sonoma County hotel bookings after the October wildfires may be slowing, new data suggest. But revenues through May were still are far ahead of the pace a year before and topped such growth in Napa, Marin and Solano counties.
Strong Sonoma County hotel revenue growth outpaces rest of North Bay
Hotel revenue for April increased more than 18 percent in Sonoma County, say new data from STR, continuing a trend since the October wildfires. Gains for other North Bay counties last month were nowhere near as large.
California tourism spending rises 4.8%
A new report shows California tax revenue from the tourism industry reaches $11 billion in 2017. And tourism grew 2.3 percent in Sonoma County.
North Bay hotel revenue up in March, thanks to continued postfire demand
Sonoma County's occupancy and revenue again were up by double digits in March from a year before, per figures out Wednesday. That trend of higher demand for rooms in the North Bay started just after the October wildfires.
Sonoma County hotels remain fuller after fires
The trend of much higher winter room occupancy and revenue continue after the October wildfires continued in Sonoma County in February, according to the latest data. Napa County's revenue was up slightly, while that for Marin and Solano dipped.
Sonoma Co. hotels unseasonably full in January; Napa Co. revenue up 8%
Three months after the wildfires left thousands without homes, Sonoma County continues double-digit gains in hotel occupancy and revenue, besting strong Napa County growth, according to January figures released Wednesday.
North Bay hoteliers get postfire revenue boost
The hospitality industry postfire rebound accelerated in December, with a huge revenue jump in Sonoma County, says a new report.
Hotel revenues - some better news
Fire-inspired declines in October improved in some areas in November.
Napa, Sonoma hotel revenues fall during fires
The October wildfires choked Napa Valley hotel revenue by more than one-third, but the impact on lodging receipts wasn’t as dramatic in Sonoma County, according to newly released figures by industry analytics firm STR.
Napa lodging revenue up 12%
Napa Valley visitor spending on local lodging jumped 12 percent last year, as other recently released tourism metrics also show continued growth.