HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. —The Canadian hotel industry reported mostly negative results for the week ending March 26, according to data from STR.
In year-over-year comparisons, the country’s occupancy dropped 12.4 per cent to 55 per cent; average daily rate for the week was up one per cent to $133.18; and RevPAR fell 11.5 per cent to $73.31.
B.C. reported the only rise in occupancy, up 4.8 per cent to 67.5 per cent, and the only double-digit increases in ADR (up 14.6 per cent to $152.13) and RevPAR (a 20.1-per-cent increase to $102.64). Occupancy in Alberta dropped 23.9 per cent to 46.3 per cent — the largest decline in the country — with a decrease in RevPAR of 28.7 per cent ($61.31). ADR in the province dropped 6.4 per cent to $132.41.
The largest drop in ADR was in Saskatchewan, down 6.9 per cent to $123.63, along with a double-digit decrease in occupancy (down 22.9 per cent to 47.8 per cent) and RevPAR (a 28.2-per-cent decrease to $59.03). Newfoundland and Labrador also reported a 23.6-per-cent decline in occupancy to 45.2 per cent and a 27.7-per-cent decrease in RevPAR to $57.01; while in Nova Scotia, occupancy fell 23.5 per cent to 49.3 per cent, and RevPAR was down 25.1 per cent to $57.18.