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Canadian Hotel Occupancy at 12.8 Per Cent

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. — As a result of the continued impact of COVID-19, the Canadian hotel industry recorded steep year-over-year declines in the three key performance metrics during the week of ending April 18, 2020, according to data from STR.

In a year-over-year comparison, the industry reported a 77.7-per-cent drop in occupancy to 12.8 per cent, a 31.8-per-cent decrease in Average Daily Rate (ADR) to $101.23 and an 84.8-per-cent decrease in Revenue Per Available Room (RevPAR) to $13. For comparison, the previous week, ending April 11, 2020, saw occupancy of 12 per cent, ADR at $101.34 and RevPAR of $12.17.

Quebec once again experienced the largest drop in both occupancy and RevPAR, which fell 90 per cent to 6.2 per cent and 92.9 per cent to $6.47 for the week, respectively. B.C. reported the steepest decline in ADR, with a 39.9-per-cent drop to $104.67.

Among the major markets, Montreal recorded the largest decrease in RevPAR, which fell 93.2 per cent year over year to $7.07, due to the largest decline in occupancy — down 89.9 per cent to 6.6 per cent. Vancouver saw the steepest drop in ADR, which fell 40.6 per cent to $113.74.

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