SHANGHAI, China, Jan. 12, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- China Lodging Group, Limited (Nasdaq:HTHT) ("China Lodging Group" or the " Company"), a leading and fast-growing multi-brand hotel group in China, today announced its preliminary hotel operating results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2013.
|Number of hotels in operation||Number of rooms in operation|
| Net added in |
|As of December 31, 2013|| Net added in |
|As of December 31, 2013|
|* refers to franchised Starway hotels|
| Number of hotels in pipeline |
as of December 31, 2013
|For the quarter ended|
|December 31,||September 30||December 31,|
|Occupancy rate (as a percentage)|
|Average daily room rate (in RMB)|
|RevPAR (in RMB)|
|Like-for-like performance for leased and manachised hotels opened for at least 18 months during the current quarter|
|As of and for the quarter ended|
|Occupancy rate (as a percentage)||96%||94%||-2%|
|Average daily room rate (in RMB)||179||183||3%|
|RevPAR (in RMB)||172||173||1%|
|Upcoming Investor Relations Activities|
|China Lodging Group will participate in the following conferences in the first quarter of 2014.|
|January 14-15, 2014||Deutsche Bank 12th Annual dbAccess China Conference, Beijing|
|January 16, 2014||China Renaissance Online Travel Conference, Shanghai|
|March 24-28, 2014||Credit Suisse 17th Asian Investment Conference, Hong Kong|
About China Lodging Group, Limited
China Lodging Group, Limited is a leading and fast-growing multi-brand hotel group in China. The Company provides business and leisure travelers with high-quality, and conveniently-located hotel products under six brands, namely, Joya Hotel, Manxin Hotels & Resorts, JI Hotel, Starway Hotel, HanTing Hotel, and Hi Inn. For more information, please visit the Company's website: http://ir.huazhu.com .
Safe Harbor Statement Under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: The information in this release contains forward-looking statements which involve risks and uncertainties. Such factors and risks include our anticipated growth strategies; our future results of operations and financial condition; the economic conditions of China; the regulatory environment in China; our ability to attract customers and leverage our brand; trends and competition in the lodging industry; the expected growth of the lodging market in China; and other factors and risks detailed in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Any statements contained herein that are not statements of historical fact may be deemed to be forward-looking statements, which may be identified by terminology such as "may," "should," "will," "expect," "plan," "intend," "anticipate," "believe," "estimate," "predict," "potential," "forecast," "project," or "continue," the negative of such terms or other comparable terminology. Readers should not rely on forward-looking statements as predictions of future events or results.
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