HENDERSONVILLE, Tennessee The Canadian hotel industry reported positive results in the three key performance metrics for the week of 4-10 December 2011, according to data from STR.
In year-over-year measurements, the Canadian hotel industry’s occupancy ended the week with a 2.2-percent increase to 56.7 percent, its average daily rate rose 1.5 percent to CAD$121.13 and its revenue per available room increased 3.7 percent to CAD$68.66.
Among the provinces, Nova Scotia reported the only double-digit occupancy increase, rising 10.5 percent to 49.8 percent, followed by Newfoundland with a 7.4-percent increase to 74.3 percent. Two provinces experienced occupancy decreases: British Columbia (-2.2 percent to 48.7 percent) and Manitoba (-1.8 percent to 65.3 percent).
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Prince Edward Island rose 5.9 percent in ADR to CAD$77.00, reporting the largest increase in that metric. New Brunswick ended the week virtually flat with a 0.2-percent decrease in ADR to CAD$106.01.
Three provinces achieved RevPAR increases of more than 10 percent: Nova Scotia (+14.6 percent to CAD$54.06); Newfoundland (+11.6 percent to CAD$92.58); and Prince Edward Island (+10.3 percent to CAD$28.64). British Columbia fell 1.6 percent in RevPAR to CAD$57.27, reporting the largest decrease in that metric.
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