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Canada performance for week ending 21 April
April 26 2012

In year-over-year measurements, the country’s occupancy ended the week with a 22.7% increase to 63.7%; its ADR was up 9.1% to $126.27 Canadian dollars; and its RevPAR increased 33.9% to CA$80.44.

 

HENDERSONVILLE, Tennessee—Canada’s hotel industry reported increases in the three key performance metrics for the week of 15-21 April, according to data from STR.

In year-over-year measurements, the country’s occupancy ended the week with a 22.7-percent increase to 63.7 percent, its average daily rate was up 9.1 percent to CAD$126.27 and its revenue per available room increased 33.9 percent to CAD$80.44.

The week of 17-23 April 2011 led up to Easter, resulting in softer year-over-year comparisons.

Among the provinces, Prince Edward Island increased 45.8 percent in occupancy to 50.0 percent, reporting the largest increase in that metric, followed by Nova Scotia (+38.5 percent to 63.5 percent) and Saskatchewan (+32.4 percent to 74.2 percent).

Prince Edward Island (+19.3 percent to CAD$86.79) and British Columbia (+14.2 percent to CAD$132.81) posted the only double-digit ADR increases for the week.

Four provinces achieved RevPAR increases of more than 35 percent: Prince Edward Island (+73.9 percent to CAD$43.42); British Columbia (+41.2 percent to CAD$85.78); Saskatchewan (+39.1 percent to CAD$94.54); and Alberta (+35.3 percent to CAD$87.86).

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Jeff Higley
VP, Digital Media & Communications      

jeff@str.com
+1 (615) 824-8664 ext. 3318

Rachael Spann Urie
Director, Public Relations

rurie@str.com
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