HENDERSONVILLE, Tennessee—The Canadian hotel industry reported mixed results in the three key performance metrics for the week of 31 July - 6 August 2011, according to data from STR.
In year-over-year measurements, the Canadian hotel industry ended the week with a 1.9-percent decrease in occupancy to 71.8 percent, average daily rate rose 1.3 percent to CAD$132.76 and revenue per available room ended the week virtually flat with a 0.7-percent decrease to CAD$95.29.
Among the provinces, Manitoba reported the largest occupancy increase, rising 5.5 percent to 68.7 percent, followed by Alberta with a 2.9-percent increase to 63.8 percent. New Brunswick reported the largest occupancy decrease, falling 6.8 percent to 77.8 percent, followed by Quebec with a 5.4-percent decrease to 75.6 percent.
Newfoundland achieved the only ADR increase of more than 5 percent, rising 5.7 percent to CAD$143.75, followed by British Columbia (+4.2 percent to CAD$155.37) and Manitoba (+3.3 percent to CAD$111.73). Prince Edward Island (-2.5 percent to CAD$127.75) and Quebec (-2.1 percent to CAD$139.71) reported the largest ADR decreases.
Three provinces experienced RevPAR increases of 5 percent or more: Manitoba (+8.9 percent to CAD$76.76); British Columbia (+5.5 percent to CAD$126.67); and Newfoundland (+5.0 percent to CAD$134.80). Quebec fell 7.4 percent in RevPAR to CAD$105.56, reporting the largest decrease in that metric, followed by Prince Edward Island with a 5.6-percent decrease to CAD$111.28.
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