HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. — According to data from STR, the Canadian hotel industry recorded mixed year-over-year results in the three key performance metrics during the week of July 8 to 14.
In year-over-year comparison, occupancy dropped 1.9 per cent to 77.8 per cent, while Average Daily Rate (ADR) increased 3.7 per cent to $182.12. Revenue Per Available Room (RevPAR) rose 1.8 per cent to $141.67.
Ontario reported the largest increase in RevPAR due to the second-highest lift in ADR — up 4.7 per cent and 4.9 per cent respectively. British Columbia posted the largest rise in ADR (up 7.3 per cent to) and the second-largest jump in RevPAR (up 4.6 per cent), while Saskatchewan experienced the only increase in occupancy (up 5.3 per cent to 60.7 per cent).
The Northwest Territories experienced the largest decrease in RevPAR (down 15.2 per cent to $76.79), due primarily to the steepest decline in occupancy (falling 17.8 per cent to 47.9 per cent). New Brunswick reported the largest drop in ADR (down 1.9 per cent to $135.11) and the second-largest decrease in RevPAR (down 14.4 per cent to $100.92).