The Canadian hotel industry reported mixed results in the three key performance metrics during the week of 26 April through 2 May 2015, according to data from STR, Inc.
In year-over-year comparisons, occupancy was down 3.4 percent to 66.2 percent; average daily rate increased 1.4 percent to CAD$136.24; and revenue per available room decreased 2.0 percent to CAD$90.19.
Among the provinces, Quebec reported the largest increases in each of the three key performance measurements. Occupancy in the province increased 5.7 percent to 68.9 percent; ADR for the week was up 10.5 percent to CAD$148.74; and RevPAR rose 16.9 percent to CAD$102.41.
Alberta (-12.1 percent to 60.7 percent) and New Brunswick (-11.2 percent to 53.2 percent) each experienced double-digit occupancy decreases.
Prince Edward Island saw the largest decreases in ADR (-10.8 percent to CAD$101.47) and RevPAR (-15.8 percent to CAD$41.69).
Alberta (-14.1 percent to CAD$85.60) and Newfoundland and Labrador (-12.1 percent CAD$93.73) also experienced double-digit decreases in RevPAR.
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