HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. — According to data from STR, the Canadian hotel industry recorded positive year-over-year results for the week of March 11 to 17. Occupancy rose 1.7 per cent to 63.3 per cent, while Average Daily Rate (ADR) jumped 4.4 per cent to $144.84. Revenue Per Available Room (RevPAR) recorded a 6.2-per-cent increase to $91.68.
The Northwest Territories reported the largest increase in RevPAR, up 13.6 per cent to $155.96. Ontario posted the highest lift in ADR (up 7.8 per cent to $144.28), while Saskatchewan experienced the highest rise in occupancy — jumping nine per cent to 58.5 per cent.
Prince Edward Island experienced the steepest declines across the three key performance indicators: occupancy dropped 20.9 per cent to 29.8 per cent, ADR fell 5.5 per cent to $103.26 and RevPAR plummeted 25.2 per cent to $30.79. Newfoundland and Labrador reported the second-largest decreases in occupancy (down 18.9 per cent to 50.4 per cent) and RevPAR (a 20.50-per-cent decrease to $65.86).