The Canadian hotel industry reported mixed results in the three key performance metrics during the week of 8-14 September 2013, according to data from STR.
In year-over-year comparisons, occupancy fell 1.7 percent to 74.2 percent, average daily rate was flat at CAD$140.64, and revenue per available room fell 1.7 percent to CAD$104.38.
Among the provinces, Alberta rose 5.2 percent in occupancy to 79.3 percent, reporting the largest increase in that metric. Prince Edward Island followed with a 3.4-percent increase to 80.0 percent. Manitoba fell 15.3 percent in occupancy to 63.7 percent, posting the largest decrease in that metric.
Prince Edward Island reported the largest ADR increase, rising 4.8 percent to CAD$131.30, followed by British Columbia with a 3.5-percent increase to CAD$148.05. Quebec fell 4.8 percent in ADR to CAD$136.23, experiencing the largest decrease in that metric.
Prince Edward Island (+8.4 percent to CAD$105.07) and British Columbia (+8.1 percent to CAD$114.25) achieved the largest RevPAR increases. Two markets reported double-digit RevPAR decreases: Manitoba (-14.6 percent to CAD$73.92) and Quebec (-11.6 percent to CAD$93.85).
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