Canadian hotels reported mixed results in revenue per available room (RevPAR), average daily rate (ADR) and occupancy the week of Aug. 23 to 29.
According to data from STR, Inc., Canadian hotel occupancy was 75.2 per cent, a 5.3-per-cent decrease year-over-year. RevPAR also dropped to $112.00 (-1.6 per cent). However, ADR for the week increased by 3.8 per cent to $148.93.
New Brunswick performed well during this period, reporting a 4.8-per-cent increase in occupancy, the largest in the country. British Columbia reported the largest increase in ADR (+10.7 per cent to $177.89) and RevPAR (+10.1 per cent to $145.52) despite a 0.5-per-cent drop in occupancy to 81.7 per cent.
Provinces experiencing the largest decrease in these metrics were Alberta, which saw an 18.9-per-cent decrease in occupancy to 64.5 per cent, and P.E.I., reporting a 5.2-per-cent drop in ADR to $151.64.