The Canadian hotel industry recorded positive year-over-year results in the three key performance metrics during the week of 24-30 March 2019, according to data from STR.
In comparison with the week of 25-31 March 2018, the industry reported the following:
- Occupancy: +5.8% to 61.8%
- Average daily rate (ADR): +1.1% to CAD145.48
- Revenue per available room (RevPAR): +7.0% to CAD89.87
Among the provinces and territories, Prince Edward Island reported the largest increase in RevPAR (+27.3% to CAD42.59), partially driven by the only double-digit lift in ADR (+10.0% to CAD114.45).
New Brunswick experienced the highest rise in occupancy (+19.6% to 52.9%) and the second-largest jump in RevPAR (+25.4% to CAD64.29).
Nova Scotia saw the third-largest increase in RevPAR (+20.7% to CAD83.39), due primarily to the second-highest increase in occupancy (+16.6% to 64.0%).
The Northwest Territories registered the only double-digit declines in occupancy (-15.4% to 72.7%) and RevPAR (-15.0% to CAD122.46).
Newfoundland and Labrador posted the largest drop in ADR (-7.2% to CAD117.34).
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