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December 2013 Lodging Metrics


  •  Los Angeles ranked 7th place among the Top 25 Markets with an Occupancy rate of 66.5%, up +3.2% compared to the same period last year (64.4%).
  • Los Angeles ADR was $128.81 and ranked 7th among the Top 25 Markets, up +5.8% compared to the same period last year ($121.75).
  • Los Angeles RevPAR was $85.60 and ranked 5th among the Top 25 Markets, up +9.2% compared to the same period last year ($78.39).
  • Rooms nights sold were 1.99 million countywide, reflecting a +3.7% increase over December 2012 (1.93 million room nights).
  • The LAX area (73.9%) and Pasadena/Glendale/Burbank (69.3%) both reported the highest Occupancy rate for the month. 
  • South Bay (+13.9%) and Los Angeles Southeast (+11.9%) reported the largest YOY RevPAR growth both driven by sizeable ADR increases.



Discover Los Angeles

LATCB members have an exclusive opportunity to benefit from LATCB's new NiHao China training program designed to help hotels, attractions and other tourism industry businesses learn how to best attract and meet the cultural preferences of Chinese visitors. Part of LATCB's efforts to help our members and partners become “China ready,” the NiHao China program offers a series of seminars, with a certification and seal of approval by LATCB and the China National Tourism Office (CNTA) upon completion, assuring Chinese tour operators and travel planners that they are hotels and attractions that will be well suited for Chinese tourists coming to LA. Certified NiHao China businesses will be included in the marketing vehicles of LATCB and its partners in China, and will be pre-approved by the CNTA to do business with Chinese travel companies. The first NiHao China Seminar will be held on Feb. 26, 2014 at the Sheraton Gateway Los Angeles Hotel. For more information or to register, click here.

Love Hurts: Heartache, Jealousy, Sadness & Tragedy at LACMA


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Artists have depicted everything from love and lust to heartache, jealousy, sadness, and tragedy. The following works of art are all currently on view at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)in Gallery 305 on the third floor of the Ahmanson Building.

Hollywood Bowl 2014 Season


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TU1: July 8, 22 | Aug. 5, 19 | Sep. 2
The first Tuesday series for 2014 features conductors such as Music Director Gustavo Dudamel, the ever-witty Bramwell Tovey and the vivacious Nicholas McGegan, as well as soloists Joshua Bell and Jean Yves-Thibaudet.

TU2: July 15, 29 | Aug. 12, 26 | Sep. 9
This Tuesday series begins with a rare Bowl appearance by Conductor Laureate Esa-Pekka Salonen, who is joined by virtuoso pianist Yefim Bronfman. Other programs feature Dudamel and eminent American conductor Leonard Slatkin.

TH1: July 10, 24 | Aug. 7, 21 | Sep. 4
Bramwell Tovey kicks off Thursdays in 2014, followed by more crowd-pleasers such as Gustavo Dudamel and Renaud and Gautier Capuçon.

TH2: July 17, 31 | Aug. 14, 28 | Sep. 11
Esa-Pekka Salonen kicks off the second Thursday series, which also features Dudamel and the incomparable cellist Yo-Yo Ma, who joins conductor Leonard Slatkin for a very special evening.