HENDERSONVILLE, Tennessee—Canada’s hotel industry reported mixed results in the three key performance metrics for the week of 8-14 July 2012, according to data from STR.
In year-over-year measurements, the country’s hotel occupancy ended the week virtually flat with a 0.8-percent increase to 75.7 percent, its average daily rate was up 6.1 percent to CAD$144.10 and its revenue per available room increased 6.8 percent to CAD$109.02.
Among the provinces, Alberta reported the largest occupancy increase, rising 7.4 percent to 79.8 percent, followed by Nova Scotia with a 6.9-percent increase to 80.4 percent. Manitoba posted the only double-digit occupancy decrease, falling 11.6 percent to 66.0 percent.
Ontario rose 12.2 percent in ADR to CAD$136.44, experiencing the largest increase in that metric. Alberta followed with a 9.2-percent increase in ADR to CAD$176.70. Quebec reported the largest ADR decrease, down 3.7 percent to CAD$137.69.
Three provinces achieved double-digit RevPAR increases: Alberta (+17.3 percent to CAD$140.93); Ontario (+16.5 percent to CAD$102.55); and Nova Scotia (+11.3 percent to CAD$103.89). Quebec (-11.8 percent to CAD$100.03) and Manitoba (-11.4 percent CAD$73.25) ended the week with the largest RevPAR decreases.
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