HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. — The Canadian hotel industry recorded positive year-over-year results in the three key performance metrics during the week of April 15 to 21, according to data from STR.
In cyear-over-year comparisons, the industry reported the following:
• Occupancy: up 7.5 per cent to 65.6 per cent
• Average Daily Rate (ADR): up 5.9 per cent to $148.43
• Revenue Per Available Room (RevPAR): up 13.7 per cent to $97.35
Prince Edward Island experienced the largest rise in occupancy, jumping 44.8 per cent to 53.5 per cent, resulting in the largest jump in RevPAR (a 61-per-cent increase to CAD64.46).
Nova Scotia posted the highest lift in ADR (up 17.8 per cent to $150.81) and the second-largest increases in occupancy (up 17.9 per cent to 74.7 per cent) and RevPAR (up 39 per cent to $112.65).
Overall, nine of the 11 reporting provinces and territories saw RevPAR growth.
Newfoundland and Labrador saw the largest decreases in occupancy, dropping 30.2 per cent to 50.1 per cent, and RevPAR (down 31.1 per cent to $65.95). Two markets reported decreases in ADR: Saskatchewan (down 1.5 per cent to $116.99) and Newfoundland and Labrador (down 1.3 per cent to $131.60).
New Brunswick experienced the second-largest decline in occupancy, falling 5.5 per cent to 54.7 per cent, and the only other decrease in RevPAR (down two per cent to $64.98). Manitoba saw the only other drop in occupancy (down 0.9 per cent to 64.4 per cent).