HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. — Canadian hotels saw slightly higher occupancy for the week ending January 2 compared to the prior week, according to STR data.
In a year-over-year comparison, the industry reported a 53.8-per-cent drop in occupancy to 19.9 per cent, a 25.9-per-cent decrease in Average Daily Rate (ADR) to $124.53 and a 65.8-per-cent decrease in Revenue Per Available Room (RevPAR) to $24.73. Occupancy for previous weeks came in at 17.7 per cent (December 26), 23.5 per cent (December 19) and 24.6 per cent (December 12).
B.C. recorded the week’s highest provincial occupancy level at 27.6 per cent. Vancouver saw the highest occupancy level of the major markets, at 27.9 per cent.
The lowest occupancy among the provinces was reported in Alberta, which saw a 15.1-per-cent occupancy level for the week. At the market level, the lowest occupancy was seen in Calgary, with occupancy at 13.4 per cent.