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"Climbing in popularity, San Diego rose above Chicago for the first time as Americans' 4th most popular U.S. destination."
Source: US 2012 HPI

"Rebounding in popularity, Toyko rose 17 spots to become the 8th most popular international destination for Americans."
Source: US 2012 HPI

"The most expensive Canadian destination is Lake Louise, Alberta with an average daily rate of $243 CAD."
Source: Canada 2012 HPI

"What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas! Sin City has been Americans' favorite U.S. destination since 2009; prices rose 7%."
Source: US 2012 HPI.

"Charleston, South Carolina saw prices make the largest jump yet to $152 - a 52% year-over-year increase."
Source: US HPI 2012

"Six of the 10 most affordable cities in Canada can be found in Ontario."
Source: Canada 2012 HPI

"Bogota, Colombia made its debut on the 'Top International Destinations for Americans' list."
Source: US HPI 2012

"New Orleans prices are up 9%, but the cost of a Po' Boy is one of the cheapest according to the Club Sandwich Index."
Source: US HPI 2012/ 2012 Club Sandwich Index

"69% of U.S. cities showed an increase in prices in the first half of 2012."
Source: US HPI 2012


The® Hotel Price Index™ (HPI®) is a regular survey of hotel prices in major destinations across the world. The HPI is based on bookings made on and prices shown are those actually paid by customers per room night, rather than advertised rates.

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About the Hotel Price Index

  1. Global Price Changes
    A Look at Asia, Europe, Latin America, North America, Caribbean
  2. Price Changes in Global City Destinations
    Most Expensive
    Price Rises
    Price Drops
  3. How Much Was Your Room?!
    Most Expensive U.S. Cities
    Least Expensive U.S. Cities
    Greatest Increases
    Greatest Decreases
  4. American Travel Habits
    A Close Look at Europe
    America's Favorite Places
    Top International Destinations
    Top U.S. Destinations for Foreign Visitors
  5. Cure Your Wanderlust
    Intro to Wanderlust
    Art & Design
    Health & Wellness
  6. Prices Paid at Home and Away
  7. Affordable Luxury
    Best Five Star Values
    Best Value for $100
  8. Travel Talk
    Olympic Update
    Amenities Survey
    Club Sandwich Index
    World's Best Food
    If Hotel Walls Could Talk
    Chinese Travel
  9. A Look at Canada
    Inside Canada
    International Visitors
    International Destinations
    City Extremes
    Champagne Destinations