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The Canadian hotel industry reported occupancy dropped 2% to 43% during the week of 30 December to 5 January, while ADR rose 5.2% to 163.50 Canadian dollars ($123.51) and RevPAR increased 3.1% to CA$70.36 ($53.15).

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HENDERSONVILLE, Tennessee—The Canadian hotel industry recorded mixed year-over-year results in the three key performance metrics during the week of 30 December 2018 through 5 January 2019, according to data from STR.

In comparison with the week of 31 December 2017 through 6 January 2018, the industry reported the following:

• Occupancy: -2.0% to 43.0%
• Average daily rate (ADR): +5.2% to CAD163.50
• Revenue per available room (RevPAR): +3.1% to CAD70.36

Among the provinces and territories, British Columbia reported the largest jump in RevPAR (+21.7% to CAD124.06), due primarily to the only double-digit increase in ADR (+13.9% to CAD235.83).

The Northwest Territories experienced the highest rise in occupancy (+22.6% to 61.1%), but the second-largest drop in ADR (-3.8% to CAD163.81).

Prince Edward Island saw the only other double-digit increase in occupancy (+11.7% to 25.5%), which drove the second-largest increase in RevPAR (+18.2% to CAD28.39).

Newfoundland and Labrador registered the steepest decreases in each of the three key performance metrics: occupancy (-19.4% to 25.5%), ADR (-9.7% to CAD114.89) and RevPAR (-27.3% to CAD29.27).

Manitoba posted the second-largest decreases in occupancy (-9.7% to 40.5%) and RevPAR (-10.9% to CAD45.59).

Overall, seven of the 11 reporting provinces and territories saw declines in RevPAR.

North America Media Contacts:

Nick Minerd
Communications Director
nminerd@str.com
+1 (615) 824-8664 ext. 3305

Haley Luther
Communications Associate
hluther@str.com
+1 (615) 824-8664 ext. 3500

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