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1:27 am on Monday June 20, 2011

Hotels across Charleston metro see visitor boost

Image by Flickr user smcgeeWhile the numbers dipped a bit from April, hotels in every part of the Charleston metro had reason to celebrate as occupancy numbers in May boosted 10% up from May 2010.  Mount Pleasant went up a staggering 10%, and West...
5:37 am on Wednesday January 12, 2011

Charleston area hotels have decent 2010, look to good 2011

Image by Flickr user gakAfter slugging through a weak 2009, 2010 proved to be far better for hotels in the Charleston area — instead of falling 8 percent, room bookings were up 9 percent. And that's a pattern that has most hotels hopeful for 2011 as...
3:37 am on Monday November 1, 2010

Charleston hotels filling up rooms at a competitively good rate

Image by Flickr user Intiaz Rahim While hotels in the City of Charleston are, on average, still charging slightly less than they did in 2009, they're not only filling up more of their rooms than they did in 2009, but they're besting regional...
4:44 pm on Monday September 20, 2010

Concern brews over a potential glut of hotels in Charleston

Image by Flickr user tadson The downtown Holiday Inn changing into a Courtyard is one hotel planned for expansion. Seems like there's rising concern that the abundunce of planed hotels may continue to draw out the sagging hotel market in Charleston...
12:56 pm on Thursday August 19, 2010

Charleston hotels do better this July

Image by Flickr user insunlight Hotels in the Charleston area chalked up an 82% occupancy rate, besting 2009's score and hotels were generally able to charge more this year. The Charleston Regional Business Journal has a short report on this latest...
1:42 pm on Monday July 12, 2010

Charleston hotels do better this June, still not as good as 2008

Image by Flickr user a free hourCharleston hotels are reporting generally better booking rates, but they still haven't been able to catch up to 2008 levels. This June they were 78.3% full, in 2009 they were at 75.5%, and in 2008 they were at 80.9%....
10:00 am on Friday June 11, 2010

Hotel occupancy rate climbs for third straight month

Image by Flickr user smcgeeAccording to the College of Charleston’s Office of Tourism Analysis, hotel occupancy rate has risen in Charleston for the third straight month in a row. Hotel occupancy was at 77% in May with an average daily rate of $125....
5:16 am on Saturday April 10, 2010

After two years of declines, Charleston hotel occupancy rises

Image by Flickr user Kalense Kid Hooray for messy sheets. For the first time in more than two years the ratio of occupied hotel rooms rose. It was up some 4% in March 2010 over 2009. And, perhaps even more surprisingly, North Charleston was...
5:31 am on Saturday March 6, 2010

Charleston hotel occupancy down in February

Image by Flickr user JasonDGreat If you're looking for a time to take your clones on vacation, this may well be it. Down in February. Down the month prior. Down for as long as I can remember. Should point out the obvious caveat that the number of...
7:50 am on Friday January 1, 2010

In a down rental market, more giveaways being offered in Charleston

Image by Flickr user turkeychik Struggling to find renters more and more property managers are offering freebies to get would-be renters to become, well, just renters.