On August 14th, the federal General Services Agency (GSA) announced new increased federal per diem lodging rates for Fiscal Year 2016 effective October 1, 2015. The average federal per diem rate increased by 5.8% for metro areas in Texas with an individually set federal per diem rate. For smaller and rural areas of Texas operating under the standard continental United States (CONUS) federal per diem rate, the rate increased to $89 per night from $83 per night. Tyler is included in the CONUS rates.
Begin adjusting your reservation systems now to take full advantage of the federal per diem rate increase effective October 1, 2015.
Click here to view the 2016 per diem rates for Texas.