HENDERSONVILLE, Tennessee—Canada’s hotel industry reported mixed results in the three key performance metrics for the week of 2-8 September 2012, according to data from STR.
In year-over-year measurements, the country’s hotel occupancy fell 1.8 percent to 64.8 percent; its average daily rate rose 1.2 percent to CAD$133.21; and its revenue per available room was down 0.6 percent to CAD$86.33.
Among the provinces, Prince Edward Island rose 7.6 percent in occupancy to 60.0 percent, recording the largest increase in that metric. Alberta followed with a 2.8-percent increase to 66.1 percent. Quebec reported the largest occupancy decrease, falling 6.3 percent to 61.4 percent, followed by Manitoba with a 4.9-percent decrease to 58.1 percent.
Saskatchewan ended the week with the largest ADR increase, up 6.5 percent to CAD$130.21, followed by Newfoundland with a 4.7-percent increase to CAD$147.80. New Brunswick experienced the largest ADR decrease, decreasing 2.3 percent to CAD$110.64.
Four provinces achieved RevPAR increases of more than 5 percent: Prince Edward Island (+9.3 percent to CAD$64.71); Saskatchewan (+7.5 percent to CAD$86.33); Alberta (+5.6 percent to CAD$94.65); and Newfoundland (+5.3 percent to CAD$126.39). Quebec (-4.0 percent to CAD$82.98) and Manitoba (-3.9 percent to CAD$64.35) ended the week with the largest RevPAR decreases.
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