The Canadian hotel industry reported mixed results in the three key performance metrics during the week of 20-26 December 2015, according to data from STR, Inc.
In year-over-year comparisons, occupancy dropped 6.5% to 33.1%. Average daily rate for the week increased 1.2% to CAD$136.32. Revenue per available room decreased 5.4% to CAD$45.06.
Among the provinces, Prince Edward Island reported the largest increases in occupancy (+39.5% to 19.1%) and RevPAR (+42.9% to CAD$15.21).
Nova Scotia (+13.3% to CAD$22.06) was the only other province to record a double-digit rise in RevPAR.
Alberta experienced the steepest declines in occupancy (-21.3% to 26.6%) and RevPAR (-22.4% to CAD$39.89).
British Columbia posted the largest increase in ADR, up 6.2% to CAD$184.95.
Saskatchewan reported the largest drop in ADR (-6.0% to CAD$115.10) as well as double-digit decreases in occupancy (-13.2% to 23.3%) and RevPAR (-18.4% to CAD$26.83).
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