Through the end of June, the number of hotel rooms sold in Adams County was 195,858, marking an increase of 7 percent over the same months in 2017, according to Smith Travel Research (STR). In addition, the revenue generated in the first half of 2018 exceeded $20.1 million, an increase of nearly 5-percent. Yearly revenue in 2017 set an all-time record of $52 million.
The average daily rate (ADR) of hotel rooms sold in the first six months, however, dropped 2 percent over 2017, at an average of $102.65 per night.
STR measures and estimates data compiled by hotels throughout Adams County.
A separate report, commissioned through the PA Department of Community and Economic Development, estimates that lodging accounts for $93 million annually in Adams County.