HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. — According to STR, the second week of June did not bode well for the Canadian hotel industry as occupancy dropped three per cent to 73.8 per cent and RevPAR was down 2.3 per cent to $117.07. However, the average daily rate from June 5 to 11 was up 0.7 per cent to $158.72.
There was good news for the industry in Atlantic Canada, as Nova Scotia experienced the largest rise in occupancy among the provinces with a 7.2-per-cent increase to 76.1 per cent and RevPAR growth of 17.7 per cent to $164.95.
Quebec experienced a sharp increase in ADR, up 17.9 per cent to $199.21 and RevPAR growth of 17.7 per cent to $164.95.
Manitoba saw declines across the board. Occupancy dropped 15.5 per cent to 75.2 per cent, ADR decreased by 12.3 per cent to $129.53 and RevPAR was down 25.9 per cent to $97.39.
Alberta also experienced sharp declines, with occupancy dropping 11.6 per cent to 62.1 per cent and RevPAR falling 18.8 per cent to $97.85.