HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. — STR reported positive results for the Canadian hotel industry in the three key performance metrics during the week of Nov. 13 to 19.
In year-over-year comparisons, Canada’s occupancy grew 3.1 per cent to 63.2 per cent. The Average Daily Rate (ADR) was up 3.4 per cent to $138.81 and Revenue per Available Room (RevPAR) grew 6.6 per cent to $87.80.
Double-digit RevPAR increases were recorded in five of the 10 reporting provinces: New Brunswick (up 16.2 per cent to $70.83); B.C. (up 16.1 per cent to $84.97); Quebec (up 14.7 per cent to $95.74); Ontario (up 13 per cent to $100.8); and P.E.I. (up 12.4 per cent to $64.75).
Double-digit occupancy gains occurred in two provinces: P.E.I. climbed 14 per cent to 59 per cent, and New Brunswick jumped 12.3 per cent to 60.4 per cent.
Year-over-year ADR increases were recorded in B.C. (up 6.8 per cent to $138.97), Ontario (up 6.6 per cent to $143.67) and Quebec (up 6.1 per cent to $146).
Saskatchewan reported the largest decrease in ADR (down by 6.9 per cent to $124.47) while Alberta had the steepest decline in occupancy — down 7.9 per cent to 50.7 per cent.