HENDERSONVILLE, Tennessee—Canada’s hotel industry reported increases in the three key performance metrics for the week of 23-29 September 2012, according to data from STR.
In year-over-year measurements, the country’s hotel occupancy rose 3.7 percent to 74.7 percent; its average daily rate increased 3.2 percent to CAD$134.57; and its revenue per available room was up 7.0 percent to CAD$100.48.
Among the provinces, Saskatchewan reported the largest occupancy increase, up 5.8 percent to 79.5 percent, followed by Alberta (+5.5 percent to 75.6 percent) and British Columbia (+5.3 percent to 70.7 percent). Manitoba posted the largest occupancy decrease, falling 2.9 percent to 74.4 percent followed by Newfoundland with a 2.5-percent decrease to 89.7 percent.
Saskatchewan (+5.5 percent to CAD$131.58) and Alberta (+4.8 percent to US$142.79) experienced the largest ADR increases for the week.
Two provinces achieved double-digit RevPAR increases: Saskatchewan (+11.5 percent to CAD$104.62) and Alberta (+10.6 percent to CAD$107.99). Manitoba fell 2.0 percent in RevPAR to CAD$85.83, reporting the largest decrease in that metric.
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