HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. — The Canadian hotel industry reported positive year-over-year results in the three key performance metrics during the week of October 6 to 12, according to data from STR.
In a year-over-year comparison, the industry reported a 1.6-per-cent lift in occupancy to 70.4 per cent, a 0.27per-cent increase in Average Daily Rate (ADR) to $ 158.96 and a 2.3-per-cent lift in Revenue Per Available Room (RevPAR) to $111.91.
Newfoundland and Labrador experienced the only double-digit rise in occupancy (up 11.3 per cent to 54.9 per cent), which resulted in the largest jump in RevPAR (a 12.8-per-cent increase to $73.01). Saskatchewan saw the greatest increase in ADR (up 5.3 per cent to $120.51) and the only other double-digit increase in RevPAR (up 10 per cent to $71.10).
Nova Scotia registered the steepest decline in RevPAR (falling 5.6 per cent to $112.78), due primarily to the largest drop in ADR (down 7.3 per cent to $148.30). Ontario saw the largest decrease in occupancy, falling 0.6 per cent to 75.2 per cent.
Alberta reported the second-steepest declines in ADR and RevPAR, which fell 3.3 per cent and 2.8 per cent respectively.