HENDERSONVILLE, Tennessee—Canada’s hotel industry reported positive results in the three key performance metrics for the week of 12-18 August 2012, according to data from STR.
In year-over-year measurements, the country’s hotel occupancy increased 2.7 percent to 78.0 percent, its average daily rate rose 2.0 percent to CAD$133.84 and its revenue per available room was up 4.8 percent to CAD$104.35.
Among the provinces, Prince Edward Island rose 10.2 percent in occupancy to 93.5 percent, reporting the largest increase in that metric.
Alberta (+3.6 percent to CAD$145.97) and Nova Scotia (+3.6 percent to CAD$127.62) experienced the largest ADR increases for the week. Newfoundland fell 2.7 percent to CAD$145.06, posting the largest decrease in that metric.
Prince Edward Island increased 9.4 percent in RevPAR to CAD$117.81, achieving the largest increase in that metric. Alberta followed with an 8.9-percent increase to CAD$111.82.
Manitoba reported the largest decreases in occupancy (-11.3 percent to 69.3 percent) and RevPAR (-13.2 percent to CAD$76.72) for the week.
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