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Room rates up nearly 9% at Jacksonville hotels

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Jacksonville Daily Record
Room rates rose in May at Duval County hotels.

Inflation and supply chain challenges are affecting the hotel business, like almost all others, causing an across-the-board increase in room rates.

The average daily rate for hotels in Duval County was $115.01, up 8.9% in May compared with May 2021, according to data compiled by STR, a lodging industry analytics firm, and provided by Visit Jacksonville.

A report by says higher costs for labor and shortages of supplies needed to operate are being felt by hotel operators nationwide.

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