The Canadian hotel industry reported decreases in the three key performance metrics during the week of 13-19 October 2013, according to data from STR.
In year-over-year comparisons, occupancy fell 9.3 percent to 64.3 percent; average daily rate was down 2.1 percent to CAD$129.04; and revenue per available room decreased 11.1 percent to CAD$82.92.
Among the provinces, Prince Edward Island reported the only occupancy increase, rising 3.5 percent to 50.9 percent. Manitoba fell 23.8 percent to 58.2 percent, reporting the largest decrease in that metric. New Brunswick followed with a 21.2-percent decrease to 54.0 percent.
Alberta (+2.4 percent to CAD$139.17) and Quebec (+2.4 percent to CAD$145.83) reported the largest ADR increases for the week. Prince Edward Island fell 5.9 percent to CAD$99.34, ending the week with the largest ADR decrease.
New Brunswick (-25.8 percent to CAD$59.23) and Manitoba (-25.2 percent to CAD$66.29) experienced the largest RevPAR decreases. None of the provinces reported RevPAR increases for the week.
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