HENDERSONVILLE, Tennessee—The Canadian hotel industry reported increases in all three key performance metrics for the week of 1-7 May 2011, according to data from STR.
In year-over-year measurements, the Canadian hotel industry ended the week with a 3.4-percent increase in occupancy to 64.2 percent, a 1.6-percent increase in average daily rate to CAD$130.29 and a 5.1-percent increase in revenue per available room to CAD$83.59.
Among the provinces, Prince Edward Island experienced the largest occupancy increase, rising 22.0 percent to 48.3 percent, followed by Saskatchewan (11.5 percent to 74.6 percent) and Alberta (10.8 percent to 60.3 percent). New Brunswick fell 13.0 percent in occupancy to 53.1 percent, reporting the largest decrease in that metric.
British Columbia (+9.3 percent to CAD$157.42) and Newfoundland (+4.3 percent to CAD$139.83) reported the largest ADR increases. Prince Edward Island posted the only ADR decrease of more than 5 percent, falling 6.9 percent to CAD$84.09.
Three provinces achieved double-digit RevPAR increases: British Columbia (+15.8 percent to CAD$104.24); Saskatchewan (+15.1 percent to CAD$94.64); and Prince Edward Island (+13.7 percent to CAD$40.65). New Brunswick fell 16.2 percent in RevPAR to CAD$58.40, reporting the largest decrease in that metric.
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