Hyatt profit more than doubles as occupancy, room rates rise
(Reuters) - Hyatt Hotels Corp's (H.N) quarterly profit more than doubled, driven by higher occupancy and a rise in room rates across most of its properties.
Net income rose to $55 million, or 35 cents per share, in the third quarter ended September 30 from $23 million, or 18 cents per share, a year earlier.
Revenue rose about 4 percent to $1.02 billion.
Total RevPAR, or revenue per available room, rose 6 percent in the quarter.
(Reporting by Rohit T. K. in Bangalore; Editing by Kirti Pandey)
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