Canadian hotel occupancy rose 0.7% to 81.4% during the week of 19-25 August, while ADR rose 3.8% to 178.97 Canadian dollars ($138.11) and RevPAR increased 4.5% to CA$145.59 ($112.35).
HENDERSONVILLE, Tennessee—The Canadian hotel industry recorded positive year-over-year results in the three key performance metrics during the week of 19-25 August 2018, according to data from STR.
In comparison with the week of 20-26 August 2017, the industry reported the following:
- Occupancy: +0.7% to 81.4%
- Average daily rate (ADR): +3.8% to CAD178.97
- Revenue per available room (RevPAR): +4.5% to CAD145.59
Among the provinces and territories, Saskatchewan reported the largest increase in RevPAR (+11.6% to CAD75.30), due to the only double-digit rise in occupancy (+11.9% to 65.5%).
British Columbia posted the largest jump in ADR (+11.2% to CAD232.61) and the third-highest increase in RevPAR (+10.4% to CAD205.72).
Nova Scotia registered the second-largest increases in ADR (+9.1% to CAD175.74) and RevPAR (+11.2% to CAD161.61).
Eight of the 10 reporting provinces and territories registered RevPAR growth.
Newfoundland and Labrador saw the only double-digit declines in each of the three key performance metrics: occupancy (-14.4% to 71.9%), ADR (-10.4% to CAD141.59) and RevPAR (-23.4% to CAD101.83).
Quebec reported the second-largest decreases in ADR (-2.3% to CAD182.73) and RevPAR (-5.4% to CAD156.37).
Prince Edward Island experienced the second-largest drop in occupancy (-4.2% to 93.8%).
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