HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. — The Canadian hotel industry reported mostly negative year-over-year results in the three key performance metrics during the week of September 1 to 7, according to data from STR.
In a year-over-year comparison, the industry reported a 3.6-per-cent decrease in occupancy to 66.1 per cent, a 0.2-per-cent lift in Average Daily Rate (ADR) to $174.67 and a 3.4-per-cent drop in Revenue Per Available Room (RevPAR) to $115.39.
British Columbia saw the largest jump in RevPAR (up 2.7 per cent to $156.12), due to the largest lift in ADR (up 3.3 per cent to $209.88). Quebec reported the only other increases in ADR and RevPAR, which were up 1.9 per cent and 0.9 per cent respectively.
None of the provinces or territories experienced an occupancy increase.
P.E.I. registered the only double-digit decline in occupancy (down 20.9 per cent to 68.3 per cent), which resulted in the only double-digit decrease in RevPAR (a 21.1-per-cent drop to $118.07). Newfoundland and Labrador reported the largest drop in ADR, with a 4.5-per-cent decrease to $131.62).
New Brunswick experienced the second-steepest decrease in occupancy, which fell 8.8 per cent to 60.3 per cent.