HENDERSONVILLE, Tennessee—The Canadian hotel industry reported positive results in the three key performance metrics for the week of 26 September-2 October 2010, according to data from STR.
In year-over-year measurements, the Canadian hotel industry’s occupancy was up 8.2 percent to 72.7 percent. Average daily rate increased 3.1 percent to CAD$132.84. Revenue per available room increased 11.5 percent to CAD$96.61.
Among the provinces, Nova Scotia achieved the largest occupancy increase, rising 16.8 percent to 83.4 percent, followed by British Columbia (+11.2 percent to 70.3 percent) and Quebec (+10.2 percent to 75.6 percent). Prince Edward Island fell 5.8 percent in occupancy to 59.8 percent, reporting the largest decrease in that metric.
Prince Edward Island reported the only double-digit ADR increase, rising 10.2 percent to CAD$107.92, followed by British Columbia with a 8.7-percent increase to CAD$146.53. Quebec ended the week virtually flat in ADR with a 0.9-percent decrease to CAD$139.98.
Two markets experienced RevPAR increases of more than 20 percent: Nova Scotia (+24.5 percent to CAD$110.10) and British Columbia (+21.0 percent to CAD$103.05). New Brunswick posted the only RevPAR decrease, falling 2.5 percent to CAD$76.88.
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