HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn — According to STR data, hotel occupancy in Canada increased by 5.5 per cent to 70.6 per cent in the week ending July 2, 2016.
The rise was measured in year-over-year comparisons of three key performance metrics — RevPAR, ADR and occupancy — during the week of June 26 to July 2, 2016. The country’s average daily rate for the week went up by 3.4 per cent to $155.96 and revenue per available room rose 9.1 per cent to $110.15.
Three provinces showed a double-digit increase in RevPAR: Ontario, up 29.2 per cent to $110.82; Newfoundland and Labrador, up 28.5 per cent to $128.89; and Nova Scotia, up 22.8 per cent to $103.77.
Double-digit gains in ADR were recorded in P.E.I., up 12.9 per cent to $174.91, Ontario, up 10.2 per cent to $148.60 and Nova Scotia, up 10.1 per cent to $139.79.
Occupancy rose in four provinces: Newfoundland and Labrador, up 19.5 per cent to 79.2 per cent; Ontario, up 12.4 per cent to 74.6 per cent; New Brunswick, up 12.5 per cent to 69.5 per cent; and Manitoba, up 10.7 per cent to 59 per cent.
Saskatchewan showed the largest decreases across all three key performance metrics. Occupancy dropped 12.4 per cent to 52.4 per cent; ADR was down 8.7 per cent to $118.41; and RevPAR fell 20.1 per cent to $62.09.
Alberta showed a decrease in only one key area, RevPAR, which dropped 13.6 per cent to $89.16.