HENDERSONVILLE, Tennessee—Canada’s hotel industry reported positive results in the three key performance metrics for the week of 19-25 August 2012, according to data from STR.
In year-over-year measurements, the country’s hotel occupancy increased 3.9 percent to 77.5 percent, its average daily rate rose 2.6 percent to CAD$133.49 and its revenue per available room was up 6.5 percent to CAD$103.48.
Among the provinces, two reported double-digit occupancy increases: Prince Edward Island (+18.9 percent to 87.8 percent) and Nova Scotia (+14.4 percent to 87.7 percent). Manitoba fell 9.5 percent in occupancy to 64.5 percent, reporting the only decrease in that metric.
Nova Scotia (+7.0 percent to CAD$129.54) and Saskatchewan (+4.5 percent to CAD$125.55) ended the week with the largest ADR increases. Newfoundland fell 2.5 percent in ADR to CAD$146.70, posting the largest decrease in that metric.
Two provinces achieved RevPAR increases of more than 20 percent: Nova Scotia (+22.5 percent to CAD$113.65) and Prince Edward Island (+20.5 percent to CAD$108.20). Manitoba experienced the only RevPAR decrease, falling 9.8 percent to CAD$70.96.
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