HENDERSONVILLE, Tennessee—The Canadian hotel industry reported mostly positive results during the week of 15-21 August 2010, according to data released by STR.
In year-over-year measurements, the Canadian hotel industry’s occupancy was up 3.0 percent to 75.5 percent. Average daily rate ended the week virtually flat with a 0.2-percent increase to CAD$129.19. Revenue per available room for the week rose 3.1 percent to CAD$97.49.
Among the provinces, Quebec reported the largest occupancy increase, rising 6.8 percent to 78.8 percent, followed by British Columbia (+6.0 percent to 81.1 percent) and Newfoundland (+5.1 percent to 85.0 percent). Manitoba (-4.5 percent to 73.0 percent) and Saskatchewan (-3.9 percent to 78.4 percent) posted the largest occupancy decreases for the week.
British Columbia experienced the largest ADR and RevPAR increases. The province’s ADR rose 7.9 percent to CAD$151.79, and its RevPAR jumped 14.4 percent to CAD$123.07.
Prince Edward Island reported the largest decreases in ADR (-12.5 percent to CAD$127.97) and RevPAR (-14.4 percent to CAD$109.61).
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