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Canadian Hotel Occupancy Up 1.5 Percent to 59.4 Percent For Week Ending 16 February 2019

Revenue per available room up 3.0 Percent to CAD88.57
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Positive YOY Metrics for Canadian Hotel Industry Week Ending 16 February 2019


The Canadian hotel industry recorded positive year-over-year results in the three key performance metrics during the week of 10-16 February 2019, according to data from STR.

In comparison with the week of 11-17 February 2018, the industry reported the following:

• Occupancy: +1.5% to 59.4%
• Average daily rate (ADR): +1.4% to CAD149.12
• Revenue per available room (RevPAR): +3.0% to CAD88.57

Among the provinces and territories, Nova Scotia reported the only double-digit increases in occupancy (+10.5% to 53.4%) and RevPAR (+12.6% to CAD67.51).

Quebec posted the highest jump in ADR (+5.1% to CAD158.07) and the second-largest rises in occupancy (+4.3% to 66.4%) and RevPAR (+9.5% to CAD104.97).

The Northwest Territories experienced the only double-digit decline in occupancy (-15.5% to 80.4%), which resulted in the steepest drop in RevPAR (-13.8% to CAD135.71).

Alberta registered the largest decrease in ADR (-5.1% to CAD132.37).

New Brunswick saw the only other double-digit drop in RevPAR (-10.0% to CAD56.33), due primarily to the second-largest decline in occupancy (-9.6% to 47.5%).

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