HENDERSONVILLE, Tennessee—The Canadian hotel industry reported mixed results in the three key performance metrics for the week of 10-16 April 2011, according to data from STR.
In year-over-year measurements, the Canadian hotel industry ended the week with a 2.0-percent increase in occupancy to 61.7 percent, a 2.2-percent decrease in average daily rate to CAD$123.58 and a virtually flat decrease of 0.1 percent in revenue per available room to CAD$76.30.
Among the provinces, Prince Edward Island experienced the largest occupancy increase, jumping 56.3 percent to 48.6 percent, followed by New Brunswick (+11.9 percent to 55.5 percent) and Quebec (+10.0 percent to 59.5 percent). Newfoundland (-7.4 percent to 70.4 percent) and Ontario (-4.0 percent to 61.6 percent) reported the only occupancy decreases for the week.
Quebec rose 6.4 percent in ADR to CAD$128.33, reporting the largest increase in that metric, followed by Manitoba (+4.4 percent to CAD$114.14) and British Columbia (+4.0 percent to CAD$131.27). Two provinces posted ADR decreases of more than 5 percent: Ontario (-8.2 percent to CAD$119.27) and Newfoundland (-7.5 percent to CAD$120.33).
Three provinces reported double-digit RevPAR increases: Prince Edward Island (+59.1 percent to CAD$40.67); Quebec (+17.2 percent to CAD$76.41); and New Brunswick (+13.1 percent to CAD$60.58). Newfoundland fell 14.3 percent in RevPAR to CAD$84.70, reporting the largest decrease in that metric, followed by Ontario with an 11.9-percent decrease to CAD$73.46.
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