HENDERSONVILLE, Tennessee—The Canadian hotel industry reported positive results in the three key performance metrics for the week of 14-20 November 2010, according to data from STR.
In year-over-year measurements, the Canadian hotel industry’s occupancy was up 5.7 percent to 63.2 percent. Average daily rate increased 1.4 percent to CAD$123.41. Revenue per available room increased 7.3 percent to CAD$78.00.
Among the provinces, Quebec reported the largest occupancy increase, rising 16.5 percent to 63.6 percent, followed by Manitoba with an 8.3-percent increase to 75.7 percent. Nova Scotia (-10.9 percent to 56.5 percent) and Prince Edward Island (-6.8 percent to 38.2 percent) posted the largest occupancy decreases for the week.
Quebec rose 5.3 percent in ADR to CAD$130.23, reporting the largest increase in that metric. Three provinces experienced ADR decreases: Prince Edward Island (-7.7 percent to CAD$71.92); Nova Scotia (-7.2 percent to CAD$107.80); and Alberta (-1.0 percent to CAD$130.89).
Quebec jumped 22.6 percent in RevPAR to CAD$82.80, reporting the largest increase in that metric, followed by Manitoba with an 11.1-percent increase to CAD$85.21. Two provinces reported double-digit RevPAR decreases: Nova Scotia (-17.3 percent to CAD$60.93) and Prince Edward Island (-14.0 percent to CAD$27.47).
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