HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. — The Canadian hotel industry recorded mixed year-over-year results in the three key performance metrics during the week of August 5 to 11, according to data from STR.

In year-over-year comparison, the industry reported a 1.3-per-cent drop in occupancy to 79.8 per cent, a 1.6-per-cent increase in Average Daily Rate (ADR) to $183.25 and a 0.3-per-cent increase in Revenue Per Available Room (RevPAR) to $146.18.

The Northwest Territories reported the largest increases in each of the three key performance metrics, with occupancy up one per cent to 58.5 per cent, ADR up 18.7 per cent to $167.84 and RevPAR jumping 19.9 per cent to $98.17.

Ontario experienced the only other rise in occupancy (up 0.5 per cent to 84.2 per cent) and the second-largest jump in RevPAR (up 5.1 to $150.98).

British Columbia posted the second-highest lift in ADR (growing five per cent to $238.64) and the third-largest increase in RevPAR (up 2.7 per cent to $208.94).

Newfoundland and Labrador registered the only double-digit drop in occupancy — falling 18.5 per cent to 66.4 per cent — and the largest decreases in both ADR (down 9.8 per cent to $142.26) and RevPAR (a 26.5-per-cent drop to $94.47).

Manitoba reported the second-largest declines in occupancy, falling 7.6 per cent to 74.2 per cent, as well as a 4.6-per-cent drop in ADR to $121.29. The province also had the only other double-digit decrease in RevPAR (down 11.8 per cent to $90.04).


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