HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. — The Canadian hotel industry recorded mostly positive year-over-year results in the three key performance metrics during the week of September 30 to October 6, according to data from STR.
In year-over-year comparison, the industry reported flat occupancy at 74.6 per cent, 3.8-per-cent growth in Average Daily Rate (ADR) to $165.15 and a 3.7-per-cent increase in Revenue Per Available Room (RevPAR) to $123.17.
Saskatchewan reported the largest increase in RevPAR (up 13.7 per cent to $73.45), due primarily to the only double-digit rise in occupancy (a 11.3-per-cent increase to 61.2 per cent). British Columbia posted the only double-digit lift in ADR (up 12.6 per cent to $186.41), resulting in the second-largest jump in RevPAR (up 13.6 per cent to $148.15). The Northwest Territories saw the only other double-digit increase in RevPAR — climbing 10.2 per cent to $158.79.
Newfoundland and Labrador registered the only double-digit decreases in occupancy and RevPAR, which fell 11.9 per cent and 18.8 per cent respectively, as well as the steepest drop in ADR (down 4.3 per cent). Alberta posted the only other decline in ADR (down 3.8 per cent), resulting in the second-largest decrease in RevPAR (falling 4.3 per cent).