HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. — STR reported positive results for the Canadian hotel industry in the three key performance metrics during the week of Nov. 20 to 26.
In year-over-year comparisons, Canada’s occupancy grew 0.7 per cent to 58.9 per cent. The Average Daily Rate (ADR) was up 1.9 per cent to $135.44 and Revenue per Available Room (RevPAR) grew 2.6 per cent to $79.80.
Ontario enjoyed the largest year-over-year increases in all three key performance metrics: occupancy rose 5.6 per cent to 64 per cent; ADR climbed 7.9 per cent to $139.30; and RevPAR grew 13.9 per cent to $89.10.
Two other provinces reported an increase in RevPAR: B.C. jumped 4.4 per cent to $78.06 and New Brunswick rose 3.7 per cent to $61.25.
Manitoba suffered the steepest declines in all three performance metrics: ADR dipped 20.4 per cent to $118.32; RevPAR dropped 24.1 per cent to $81.98; and occupancy fell 4.7 per cent to 69.3 per cent.
Saskatchewan saw its RevPAR drop by 12 per cent to $78.72 while Alberta experienced a 10.1-per-cent decline in its RevPAR.
P.E.I. experienced the largest decline in occupancy (down 5.8 per cent to 40.7 per cent).