HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. — The Canadian hotel industry reported mixed year-over-year results in the three key performance metrics during the week of May 12 to 18, according to data from STR.
In a year-over-year comparison, the industry reported a 1.7-per-cent decrease in occupancy to 67.2 per cent, a 3.4-per-cent increase in Average Daily Rate (ADR) to $165.96 and a 1.6-per-cent increase in Revenue Per Available Room (RevPAR) to $111.45.
Quebec registered the largest increase in all three performance metrics, with a 9.6-per-cent increase in occupancy to 78.5 per cent; an 11.9-per-cent increase in ADR to $181.98; and a 22.6-per-cent increase in RevPAR to $142.92.
B.C. posted the second-highest rise in ADR, up 4.4-per-cent to $198.88, which resulted in the second-largest jump in RevPAR (up 4.3 per cent to $141.85).
P.E.I. reported the steepest decline in RevPAR with a 16.9-per-cent decrease to $66.21, due primarily to the largest drop in occupancy (a 13.6-per-cent decrease to 51.3 per cent).
Newfoundland and Labrador registered the largest decrease in ADR (down 8.2 per cent to $128.42), while Nova Scotia saw the second largest drop in RevPAR (a 15.8-per-cent decrease to $96.15).