HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. — According to data from STR, the Canadian hotel industry recorded positive year-over-year results in the three key performance metrics during the week of Jan. 7 to 13.
Occupancy rose two per cent to 49.9 per cent, while Average Daily Rate (ADR) jumped 5.4 per cent to $141.11. Revenue Per Available Room (RevPAR) recorded a 7.5-per-cent increase to $70.44.
British Columbia reported the largest increase in RevPAR (up 24.6 per cent to $90.44), due in part to the only double-digit lift in ADR (a 12.8-per-cent jump to $169.08). The Northwest Territories experienced the largest increase in occupancy, growing 16.1 per cent to 59.2 per cent, and the second-largest jump in RevPAR (up 16.8 per cent to $97.57).
Newfoundland and Labrador saw the steepest decline in occupancy, falling 13.8 per cent to 36 per cent, resulting in the largest drop in RevPAR (down 12.3 per cent to $47.35). The only decreases in ADR were reported in Saskatchewan (down 4.2 per cent to $118.64) and Alberta (a 0.9-per-cent drop to $128.29).