HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. — The Canadian hotel industry reported mostly negative results in the three key performance metrics for the week of Oct. 30 to Nov. 5, according to data from STR.
In year-over-year comparisons, the country’s occupancy fell 7.3 per cent to 58.1 per cent. Average Daily Rate (ADR) for the week was up 0.6 per cent to $136.81 while Revenue per Available Room (RevPAR) dropped 6.8 per cent to $79.47.
Manitoba recorded the only positive results in occupancy (up 0.6 per cent to 64.5 per cent) and RevPAR (a 2.1-per-cent increase to $77.95). ADR in the province rose 1.5 per cent to $120.83.
Ontario (up 2.9 per cent to $140.86) and Quebec (up 2.5 per cent to $145.95) posted the largest ADR increases for the week.
Four provinces experienced a decrease in RevPAR of more than 15 per cent. Newfoundland and Labrador dropped 20.6 per cent to $76.93, P.E.I. fell 19.1 per cent to $39.11, Alberta was down 17.6 per cent to $60 and Saskatchewan decreased 17.5 per cent to $69.46.
Saskatchewan reported the largest decrease in ADR, down 6.1 per cent to $125.59.
Four provinces saw a double-digit decline in occupancy: P.E.I. (down 18.8 per cent to 36.7 per cent), Newfoundland and Labrador (down 17.3 per cent to 55.9 per cent), Alberta (dropping 13.9 per cent to 45.3 per cent) and Saskatchewan (falling 12.1 per cent to 55.3 per cent).