HENDERSONVILLE, Tennessee—Canada’s hotel industry reported mixed results in the three key performance metrics for the week of 15-21 July 2012, according to data from STR.
In year-over-year measurements, the country’s hotel occupancy ended the week virtually flat with a 0.4-percent decrease to 74.3 percent, its average daily rate was up 2.4 percent to CAD$134.96 and its revenue per available room increased 1.9 percent to CAD$100.26.
Among the provinces, Nova Scotia reported the largest occupancy increase, rising 8.4 percent to 79.5 percent, followed by Alberta with a 6.8-percent increase to 76.8 percent. Quebec fell 4.1 percent in occupancy to 70.0 percent, posting the largest decrease in that metric.
Nova Scotia achieved the largest ADR increase, rising 7.8 percent to CAD$128.59, followed by Saskatchewan with a 5.6-percent increase to CAD$126.73.
Two provinces experienced double-digit RevPAR growth: Nova Scotia (+16.8 percent to CAD$102.26) and Alberta (+11.7 percent to CAD$115.57).
Prince Edward Island reported the largest ADR (-4.5 percent to CAD$120.66) and RevPAR (-7.3 percent to CAD$88.79) decreases for the week.
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