HENDERSONVILLE, Tennessee—Canada’s hotel industry reported decreases in the three key performance metrics for the week of 30 September-6 October 2012, according to data from STR.
In year-over-year measurements, the country’s hotel occupancy ended the week virtually flat with a 0.1-percent decrease to 69.4 percent; its average daily rate declined 0.3 percent to CAD$128.23; and its revenue per available room was down 0.4 percent to CAD$89.02.
Among the provinces, Prince Edward Island increased 39.9 percent in occupancy to 70.1 percent, reporting the largest increase in that metric. Newfoundland reported the largest occupancy decrease, falling 6.0 percent to 81.9 percent, followed by Manitoba with a 5.1-percent decrease to 66.5 percent.
Quebec (+4.2 percent to CAD$142.05) and Saskatchewan (+3.1 percent to CAD$127.29) experienced the largest ADR increases. Ontario fell 4.1 percent in ADR to CAD$122.08, posting the largest decrease in that metric.
Prince Edward Island rose 41.2 percent in RevPAR to CAD$66.45, reporting the largest increase in that metric. Newfoundland (-7.6 percent to CAD$114.47) and Ontario (-5.5 percent to CAD$85.15) ended the week with the largest RevPAR decreases.
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