HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. — The Canadian hotel industry reported mixed results in the three key performance metrics during the week of Sept. 11 to 17, according to data from STR.
In year-over-year (YOY) comparisons, the country’s occupancy decreased 1.1 per cent to 78.2 per cent. However, Average Daily Rate (ADR) for the week was up 6.1 per cent to $163.81 and Revenue Per Available Room (RevPAR) increased 4.9 per cent to $128.12.
B.C. reported the largest YOY increase in occupancy and RevPAR, growing 4.7 per cent (to 85.6 per cent) and 15.6 per cent (to $153.83) respectively. The province also recorded a 10.5-per-cent increase in ADR to $179.81, however, P.E.I. surpassed these results, achieving the country’s largest ADR growth (up 12.8 per cent to $163.03).
Saskatchewan reported the largest decreases across all three performance metrics, with occupancy falling 11.2 per cent (to 61.3 per cent), ADR dropping 4.9 per cent (to $125.84) and RevPAR decreasing by 15.5 per cent to $77.18.
Alberta was the only other province to experience double-digit decreases with a RevPAR decline of 11.4 per cent to $95.75.