HENDERSONVILLE, Tennessee—The Canadian hotel industry reported increases in all three key performance metrics for the week of 8-14 May 2011, according to data from STR.
In year-over-year measurements, the Canadian hotel industry ended the week with a 4.1-percent increase in occupancy to 66.3 percent, a 2.5-percent increase in average daily rate to CAD$130.68 and a 6.6-percent increase in revenue per available room to CAD$86.65.
Among the provinces, Quebec experienced the largest occupancy increase, rising 11.0 percent to 68.6 percent, followed by Alberta with a 5.4-percent increase to 60.9 percent. Nova Scotia (-7.6 percent to 58.3 percent) and Prince Edward Island (-6.8 percent to 41.2 percent) reported the largest occupancy decreases.
Quebec rose 4.8 percent in ADR to CAD$138.97, reporting the largest increase in that metric, followed by British Columbia with a 3.7-percent increase to CAD$150.41. Prince Edward Island posted the only ADR decrease of more than 5 percent, falling 7.7 percent to CAD$83.20.
Four provinces achieved RevPAR increases of more than 5 percent: Quebec (+16.3 percent to CAD$95.35); British Columbia (+7.5 percent to CAD$106.52); Ontario (+6.6 percent to CAD$81.93); and Alberta (+5.2 percent to CAD$81.52). Prince Edward Island reported the largest RevPAR decrease, falling 13.9 percent to CAD$34.27, followed by Nova Scotia with a 6.6-percent decrease to CAD$69.65.
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