HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. — The Canadian hotel industry reported a 4.1-per-cent increase in occupancy for the week ending December 31, according to data from STR.

In year-over-year comparisons, the country’s Average Daily Rate (ADR) also rose 3.3 per cent to $161.07 and, as a result, Revenue per Available Room (RevPAR) grew 7.5 per cent to $76.61.

Prince Edward Island recorded the only double-digit rise in ADR (up 12.4 per cent to $109.30), which drove the week’s largest increase in RevPAR (a 16.6-per cent increase to $32.42). Occupancy in the province rose 3.8 per cent to 29.7 per cent.

Three additional provinces saw a double-digit lift in RevPAR for the week: British Columbia (up 15.5 per cent to $133.22), Quebec (11.5-per-cent growth to $104.31) and Ontario (up 10.9 per cent to $69.52).

Ontario posted the largest increase in occupancy, jumping 7.5 per cent to 50.7 per cent.

Newfoundland and Labrador recorded the steepest declines across the three key metrics. Occupancy in fell 19.5 per cent to 24.5 per cent, ADR was down 8.5 per cent to $124.93 and RevPAR dropped 26.3 per cent to $30.64.


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