HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. — According to data from STR, the Canadian hotel industry experienced positive results in all three key performance metrics during the week of July 10 to 16, 2016.
In year-over-year comparisons, Canada’s occupancy went up by 4.2 per cent to 79.2 per cent; the average daily rate for the week was up 12.4 per cent to $170.52; and revenue per available room grew 17.1 per cent to $135.09.
Ontario demonstrated the largest year-over-year increases across the three key performance metrics. Occupancy rose by 9.7 per cent to 84 per cent; ADR went up 18 per cent to $166.28; and RevPAR soared 29.5 per cent to $139.73.
Aside from Ontario, four other provinces reported a double-digit increase in RevPAR for the week: B.C., up 13.7 per cent to $171.61; Alberta, up 13.3 per cent to $123.29; Nova Scotia, up 13.3 per cent to $116.14; and Quebec, up 13.1 per cent to $136.92.
Alberta and B.C. both posted a double-digit rise in ADR. Alberta was up 14.2 per cent to $186.06 and B.C. recorded a 10.5-per-cent increase to $196.78.
Saskatchewan saw the largest decreases in all three key performance metrics, with occupancy rates down 17.6 per cent to 58.1 per cent; ADR falling 4.7 per cent to $121.97; and RevPAR dropping 21.5 per cent to $70.85.
No other province reported a double-digit decrease in the metrics for the week.