HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. — The Canadian hotel industry reported mixed year-over-year results in the three key performance metrics during the week of May 5 to 11, according to data from STR.
In a year-over-year comparison, the industry reported a 0.8-per-cent drop in occupancy to 67.1 per cent. The Average Daily Rate (ADR) rose 0.3 per cent to $ 162.74 for the week, while Revenue Per Available Room (RevPAR) was down 0.5 per cent to $109.15.
Quebec registered the largest jump in RevPAR (up 10.9 per cent to $110.72), due primarily to the largest lift in ADR (up 6.1 per cent to $166.42). Nova Scotia experienced the greatest increase in occupancy (up 9.3 per cent to 69.0 per cent), which resulted in the only other double-digit increase in RevPAR (a 10.8-per-cent jump to $102.05).
P.E.I. recorded the declines in occupancy and RevPAR, which fell 18.8 per cent and 21.3 per cent respectively. Newfoundland and Labrador reported the only double-digit drop in ADR (down 13.3 per cent to $126.12), as well as the second-largest drop in RevPAR (down 12.9 per cent to $64.04).
Alberta posted the second-steepest decline in occupancy, with a 3.7-per-cent drop to 54.7 per cent.