HENDERSONVILLE, Tennessee—The Canadian hotel industry reported positive results in the three key performance measurements during the week of 11-17 July 2010, according to data released by STR.
In year-over-year measurements, the Canadian hotel industry’s occupancy increased 6.6 percent to 72.8 percent. Average daily rate ended the week up 3.1 percent to CAD$132.42. Revenue per available room for the week rose 9.9 percent to CAD$96.39.
Newfoundland reported the largest occupancy increase, rising 15.7 percent to 91.2 percent, followed by Alberta with a 12.2-percent increase to 72.8 percent. Two provinces posted occupancy decreases: Manitoba (-1.6 percent to 74.8 percent) and Nova Scotia (-0.9 percent to 78.9 percent).
Two provinces experienced double-digit ADR increases: Alberta (+11.3 percent to CAD$157.92) and Newfoundland (+11.1 percent to CAD$142.53). Nova Scotia reported the largest ADR decrease, falling 8.0 percent to CAD$124.87.
Newfoundland jumped 28.7 percent in RevPAR to CAD$130.02, reporting the largest increase in that metric. Alberta followed with a 24.9-percent increase to CAD$115.04. Nova Scotia ended the week with the largest RevPAR decrease, falling 8.8 percent to CAD$98.50.
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