The Canadian hotel industry recorded positive year-over-year results in the three key performance metrics during the week of 6-12 October 2019, according to data from STR.
In comparison with the week of 7-13 October 2018, the industry reported the following:
• Occupancy: +1.6% to 70.4%
• Average daily rate (ADR): +0.7% to CAD158.96
• Revenue per available room (RevPAR): +2.3% to CAD111.91
Among the provinces and territories, Newfoundland and Labrador experienced the only double-digit rise in occupancy (+11.3% to 54.9%), which resulted in the largest jump in RevPAR (+12.8% to CAD73.01).
Saskatchewan posted the highest lift in ADR (+5.3% to CAD120.51) and the only other double-digit increase in RevPAR (+10.0% to CAD71.10).
Nova Scotia registered the steepest decline in RevPAR (-5.6% to CAD112.78), due primarily to the largest drop in ADR (-7.3% to CAD148.30).
Ontario saw the largest decrease in occupancy (-0.6% to 75.2%).
Alberta reported the second-steepest declines in ADR (-3.3% to CAD141.30) and RevPAR (-2.8% to CAD78.30).
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