HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. — The Canadian hotel industry recorded mixed year-over-year results in the three key performance metrics during the week of July 29 to August 4, according to data from STR.
In year-over-year comparison, occupancy dropped 0.6 per cent to 78 per cent, while Average Daily Rate (ADR) increased 3.4 per cent to $184.94. Revenue Per Available Room (RevPAR) rose 2.8 per cent to $144.17.
British Columbia reported the largest increase in RevPAR (up 8.5 per cent to $219.36), due to the second-largest lift in ADR (a 9.7-per-cent increase to $248.84). The Northwest Territories posted the only double-digit rise in ADR (up 12.2 per cent to $167.60), but the steepest decline in occupancy (down 17.4 per cent to 47.8 per cent). Saskatchewan experienced the largest jump in occupancy, which increased 6.1 per cent to 57.5 per cent.
Newfoundland and Labrador showed the only double-digit decline in RevPAR (down 17.6 per cent to $107.03) and the second-largest decreases in occupancy and ADR, which fell 12 per cent and 6.3 per cent respectively. Nova Scotia registered the second-largest decrease in RevPAR, with a nine-per-cent decline.