HENDERSONVILLE, Tennessee—The Canadian hotel industry reported mostly positive results in the three key performance metrics for the week of 10-16 October 2010, according to data from STR.
In year-over-year measurements, the Canadian hotel industry’s occupancy was up 4.4 percent to 62.1 percent. Average daily rate ended the week virtually flat with a 0.1-percent decrease to CAD$124.45. Revenue per available room increased 4.4 percent to CAD$77.34.
Among the provinces, Prince Edward Island experienced the largest occupancy increase, rising 12.8 percent to 58.1 percent, followed by British Columbia with a 10.2-percent increase to 58.5 percent. Manitoba reported the only occupancy decrease, falling 3.9 percent to 63.7 percent.
British Columbia posted the only ADR increase of more than 5 percent, rising 8.3 percent to CAD$131.42, followed by Manitoba with a 4.3-percent increase to CAD$111.61. Three provinces reported ADR decreases: Alberta (-4.3 percent to CAD$126.76); Ontario (-1.5 percent to CAD$120.12); and Quebec (-1.4 percent to CAD$136.24).
Two provinces experienced double-digit RevPAR increases: British Columbia (+19.3 percent to CAD$76.87) and Prince Edward Island (+11.9 percent to CAD$51.12). Alberta posted the only RevPAR decrease, falling 2.2 percent to CAD$72.20.
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