HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. — According to data from STR, occupancy at Canadian hotels dropped 0.5 per cent to 62.7 per cent during the week of Nov. 12 to 18.
However, in year-over-year comparisons, both Average Daily Rate (ADR) and Revenue Per Available Room (RevPAR) showed some growth. ADR rose 3.3 per cent to $143.39, while RevPAR recorded a 2.8-per-cent increase to $89.92.
Quebec reported the largest increase in RevPAR, jumping nine per cent to $104.30. P.E.I. reported the highest increase in ADR (up 8.6 per cent to $115.27). The Northwest Territories experienced the highest lift in occupancy with a 5.7-per-cent increase to 73.1 per cent, but reported the largest decrease in ADR (down 6.2 per cent to $156.85).
Newfoundland and Labrador reported the only double-digit decrease in RevPAR, falling 25.4 per cent to $69.07, due to the only double-digit drop in occupancy (down 23.1 per cent to 51.9 per cent). Saskatchewan reported the second-largest decrease in RevPAR (a 9.4-pre-cent drop to $64.01), due primarily to the second-largest decrease in ADR (down 6.1 per cent to $116.88).