The Canadian hotel industry reported increases in the three key performance metrics during the week of 15-21 September 2013, according to data from STR.
In year-over-year comparisons, occupancy rose 3.0 percent to 77.5 percent, average daily rate was up 2.9 percent to CAD$139.76, and revenue per available room increased 6.0 percent to CAD$108.28.
Among the provinces, Prince Edward Island reported the largest occupancy increase, rising 11.3 percent to 82.0 percent. British Columbia followed with a 9.5-percent increase to 79.4 percent. Manitoba fell 3.3 percent in occupancy to 71.1 percent, posting the largest decrease in that metric.
Prince Edward Island (+6.2 percent to CAD$126.37) and Manitoba (+6.1 percent to CAD$120.76) ended the week with the largest ADR increases. Quebec fell 1.1 percent in ADR to CAD$142.52, reporting the only decrease in that metric.
Two provinces achieved double-digit RevPAR increases: Prince Edward Island (+18.2 percent to CAD$103.67) and British Columbia (+16.0 percent to CAD$118.49). Quebec reported the largest RevPAR decrease, falling 1.8 percent to CAD$108.15.
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