HENDERSONVILLE, Tennessee—The Canadian hotel industry reported increases in all three key performance metrics for the week of 15-21 May 2011, according to data from STR.
In year-over-year measurements, the Canadian hotel industry ended the week with a 3.9-percent increase in occupancy to 66.6 percent, a 2.2-percent increase in average daily rate to CAD$128.01 and a 6.2-percent increase in revenue per available room to CAD$85.22.
Among the provinces, Quebec reported the largest occupancy increase, rising 9.3 percent to 73.1 percent, followed by Alberta (+7.7 percent to 64.5 percent) and British Columbia (+7.5 percent to 70.0 percent). Nova Scotia fell 8.7 percent in occupancy to 60.0 percent, reporting the largest decrease in that metric, followed by Saskatchewan with an 8.0-percent decrease to 68.7 percent.
Quebec (+4.5 percent to CAD$136.30) and British Columbia (+4.3 percent to CAD$142.44) experienced the largest ADR increases for the week. Prince Edward Island dropped 12.6-percent in ADR to CAD$84.26, reporting the largest decrease in that metric.
Two provinces achieved double-digit RevPAR increases: Quebec (+14.1 percent to CAD$99.64) and British Columbia (+12.1 percent to CAD$99.65). Four provinces reported RevPAR decreases: Prince Edward Island (-12.7 percent to CAD$35.93); New Brunswick (-8.8 percent to CAD$62.40); Nova Scotia (-8.8 percent to CAD$70.60); and Saskatchewan (-7.0 percent to CAD$85.04).
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