HENDERSONVILLE, Tennessee—The Canadian hotel industry reported mixed results in the three key performance measurements during the week of 25 April-1 May 2010, according to data from STR.
In year-over-year measurements, the industry’s occupancy increased 3.3 percent to 63.0 percent. Average daily rate ended the week virtually flat with a 0.6- percent decrease to CAD$123.72. Revenue per available room for the week was up 2.6 percent to CAD$77.94.
Among the provinces, Newfoundland reported the largest increases in all three key performance metrics. The province’s occupancy rose 10.5 percent to 75.7 percent, ADR was up 11.7 percent to CAD$129.44, and RevPAR jumped 23.4 percent to CAD$97.99.
Two provinces, besides Newfoundland, ended the week with an occupancy increase of more than 5 percent: Quebec (+8.1 percent to 61.1 percent) and Ontario (+7.1 percent to 63.4 percent). Prince Edward Island posted the only double-digit occupancy decrease, falling 13.3 percent to 42.4 percent.
Nova Scotia reported the largest ADR decrease, falling 4.8 percent to CAD$113.13, followed by Alberta with a 3.1-percent decrease to CAD$130.59.
Three provinces, excluding Newfoundland, reported RevPAR increases of more than 5 percent: Quebec (+7.6 percent to CAD$76.87); Ontario (+6.3 percent to CAD$76.43); and Manitoba (+5.4 percent to CAD$75.80). Prince Edward Island experienced the largest RevPAR decrease, falling 14.4 percent to CAD$36.62.
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