HENDERSONVILLE, Tennessee—The Canadian hotel industry reported decreases in all three key performance metrics for the week of 17-23 April 2011, according to data from STR.
In year-over-year measurements, the Canadian hotel industry ended the week with a 15.2-percent decrease in occupancy to 52.0 percent, a 6.9-percent decrease in average daily rate to CAD$115.39 and a 21.0-percent decrease in revenue per available room to CAD$60.01.
None of the provinces reported increases in occupancy for the week. Nova Scotia fell 31.3 percent in occupancy to 44.9 percent, followed by New Brunswick (-26.4 percent to 43.5 percent) and Newfoundland (-20.6 percent to 59.7 percent).
Manitoba (+2.2 percent to CAD$112.43) and Saskatchewan (+1.7 percent to CAD$121.37) achieved the only ADR increases. Two provinces posted ADR decreases of more than 10 percent: Prince Edward Island (-12.2 percent to CAD$73.20) and Ontario (-11.0 percent to CAD$110.71).
Four provinces experienced RevPAR decreases of more than 20 percent: Nova Scotia (-35.5 percent to CAD$47.72); New Brunswick (-27.7 percent to CAD$46.39 percent); Ontario (-26.7 percent to CAD$57.53); and Newfoundland (-22.6% to CAD$71.91).
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