HENDERSONVILLE, Tennessee—The Canadian hotel industry reported mostly positive results in the three key performance measurements during the week of 4-10 July 2010, according to data released by STR.
In year-over-year measurements, the Canadian hotel industry’s occupancy increased 5.1 percent to 69.9 percent. Average daily rate ended the week virtually flat with a 0.8-percent decrease to CAD$129.15. Revenue per available room for the week rose 4.3 percent to CAD$90.33.
Two provinces achieved double-digit occupancy increases: Ontario (+13.8 percent to 70.2 percent) and Prince Edward Island (+10.6 percent to 79.4 percent). Nova Scotia posted the largest occupancy decrease, falling 9.2 percent to 70.9 percent, followed by Alberta with a 4.1-percent decrease to 65.8 percent.
Newfoundland experienced a 6.8-percent increase in ADR to CAD$139.66, the largest in that metric, followed by Ontario (+4.2 percent to CAD$122.11) and Prince Edward Island (+3.7 percent to CAD$133.93). Two provinces reported double-digit ADR decreases: Alberta (-12.8 percent to CAD$140.77) and Nova Scotia (-10.5 percent to CAD$116.24).
Three provinces achieved double-digit RevPAR increases: Ontario (+18.4 percent to CAD$85.70); Newfoundland (+16.0 percent to CAD$122.96); and Prince Edward Island (+14.8 percent to CAD$106.39). Nova Scotia fell 18.8 percent to CAD$82.37, reporting the largest decrease in that metric, followed by Alberta with a 16.3-percent decrease to CAD$92.62.
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