HENDERSONVILLE, Tennessee—The Canadian hotel industry reported increases in all three key performance measurements during the week of 11-17 April 2010, according to data from STR.
In year-over-year measurements, the industry’s occupancy was up 11.6 percent to 60.6 percent. Average daily rate rose 6.5 percent to CAD$126.07. Revenue per available room for the week increased 18.9 percent to CAD$76.38.
Among the provinces, Newfoundland reported the largest occupancy increase, rising 24.4 percent to 76.0 percent, followed by Ontario (+19.5 percent to 64.4 percent) and Saskatchewan (+13.9 percent to 71.4 percent). Three provinces posted occupancy decreases for the week: Prince Edward Island (-3.7 percent to 31.3 percent); Manitoba (-3.4 percent to 65.7 percent); and New Brunswick (-2.1 percent to 50.1 percent).
Newfoundland (+20.4 percent to CAD$130.06) and Ontario (+14.0 percent to CAD$130.09) reported the only double-digit ADR increases for the week. Quebec experienced the largest ADR decrease, falling 3.9 percent to CAD$120.05.
Newfoundland posted the largest RevPAR increase, rising 49.8 percent to CAD$98.84, followed by Ontario (+36.2 percent to CAD$83.77) and Saskatchewan (+19.6 percent to CAD$85.96). Two provinces experienced RevPAR decreases for the week: New Brunswick (-2.6 percent to CAD$54.07) and Quebec (-1.0 percent to CAD$65.73).
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