Market Report Canada

Canadian Hotel Occupancy Flat at 59.5 Percent For Week Ending 20 February 2016

Revenue per available room up 6.0 Percent to CAD$83.61

The Canadian hotel industry reported mostly positive results in the three key performance metrics during the week of 14-20 February 2016, according to data from STR, Inc. 

In year-over-year comparisons, occupancy remained flat at 59.5%. Average daily rate for the week was up 6.1% to CAD140.62, and revenue per available room increased 6.0% to CAD83.61.   

Among the provinces, Prince Edward Island recorded the largest increases across the three key performance metrics. Occupancy in the province rose 64.8% to 46.7%; ADR was up 18.5% to CAD110.24; and RevPAR jumped 95.3% to CAD51.53. 

Two additional provinces reported a double-digit lift in RevPAR: British Columbia (+22.7% to CAD108.95) and Ontario (+18.1% to CAD83.59).

For ADR, British Columbia (+15.2% to CAD165.57) was the only market in addition to Prince Edward Island to post a double-digit increase.

Alberta reported the steepest declines in occupancy (-19.4% to 49.4%) and RevPAR (-23.1% to CAD67.57). 

Newfoundland and Labrador also saw double-digit decreases in both occupancy (-15.6% to 48.0%) and RevPAR (-17.0% to CAD64.12).

Saskatchewan reported the largest drop in ADR, down 5.3% to CAD125.11.


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