The Canadian hotel industry reported increases in the three key performance metrics during the week of 22-28 September 2013, according to data from STR.
In year-over-year comparisons, occupancy rose 2.9 percent to 76.7 percent, average daily rate was up 3.0 percent to CAD$139.06, and revenue per available room increased 6.0 percent to CAD$106.64.
Among the provinces, Quebec reported the largest occupancy increase, rising 7.7 percent to 79.9 percent, followed by British Columbia (+5.4 percent to 74.2 percent). Prince Edward Island fell 5.9 percent in occupancy to 63.4 percent, posting the largest decrease in that metric.
Prince Edward Island achieved the largest ADR increase, rising 8.8 percent to CAD$131.13, followed by Manitoba (+5.7 percent to CAD$121.88) and British Columbia (+5.4 percent to CAD$149.41). New Brunswick reported the largest ADR decrease, falling 1.7 percent to CAD$113.07.
British Columbia (+11.1 percent to CAD$110.93) and Quebec (+10.6 percent to CAD$118.56) experienced the largest RevPAR increases for the week. New Brunswick fell 1.9 percent in RevPAR to CAD$74.93, reporting the largest decrease in that metric.
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