HENDERSONVILLE, Tennessee—The Canadian hotel industry reported slight increases in the three key performance metrics for the week of 14-20 August 2011, according to data from STR.
In year-over-year measurements, the Canadian hotel industry ended the week with a 0.5-percent increase in occupancy to 75.9 percent, average daily rate rose 0.4 percent to CAD$130.33 and revenue per available room was up 1.0 percent to CAD$98.96.
Among the provinces, Newfoundland experienced the largest occupancy increase, rising 9.0 percent to 92.9 percent, followed by Manitoba with a 7.3-percent increase to 78.0 percent. Nova Scotia (-3.0 percent to 78.3 percent) and British Columbia (-2.8 percent to 79.0 percent) posted the largest occupancy decreases for the week.
Newfoundland achieved the only double-digit ADR increase, rising 15.1 percent to CAD$149.15. British Columbia fell 3.0 percent in ADR to CAD$145.94, reporting the largest decrease in that metric.
Newfoundland experienced the largest RevPAR increase, jumping 25.5 percent to CAD$138.58, followed by Manitoba with an 11.0-percent increase to CAD$88.47. British Columbia reported the only RevPAR decrease of more than 5 percent, falling 5.8 percent to CAD$115.26.
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