HENDERSONVILLE, Tennessee—The Canadian hotel industry experienced mixed results in the three key performance metrics during the week of 20-26 January 2013, according to data from STR.
In year-over-year comparisons, occupancy fell 3.0 percent to 54.8 percent, average daily rate rose 0.3 percent to CAD$125.95 and revenue per available room was down 2.8 percent to CAD$69.04.
Among the provinces, Newfoundland rose 13.2 percent in occupancy to 64.2 percent, reporting the only double-digit occupancy increase. Prince Edward Island fell 23.0 percent in occupancy to 33.8 percent, posting the largest decrease in that metric, followed by New Brunswick with a 12.7-percent decrease to 40.3 percent.
Newfoundland (+6.7 percent to CAD$132.44) and Saskatchewan (+6.6 percent to CAD$133.61) reported the largest ADR increases. British Columbia fell 3.6 percent in ADR to CAD$131.64, experiencing the largest ADR decrease for the week.
Newfoundland achieved the only double-digit RevPAR increase, jumping 20.8 percent to CAD$85.02. Prince Edward Island (-25.3 percent to CAD$28.10) and New Brunswick (-14.8 percent to CAD$43.81) reported the largest RevPAR decreases for the week.
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