Market Report Canada

Canadian Hotel Occupancy Up 5.4 Percent to 76.8 Percent For Week Ending 2 September 2017

Revenue per available room up 12.6 Percent to CAD$127.15

The Canadian hotel industry recorded positive year-over-year results in the three key performance metrics during the week of 27 August through 2 September 2017, according to data from STR.

In comparison with the week of 28 August through 3 September 2016, the industry reported the following:

  • Occupancy: +5.4% to 76.8%
  • Average daily rate (ADR): +6.9% to CAD165.47
  • Revenue per available room (RevPAR): +12.6% to CAD127.15

Among the provinces, Manitoba experienced the largest increase in RevPAR (+28.5% to CAD92.76), due primarily to the largest rise in occupancy (+26.3% to 79.2%).

British Columbia posted the highest lift in ADR (+13.3% to CAD205.49) and the second-largest jump in RevPAR (+21.9% to CAD172.87).

Overall, eight of the 10 reporting provinces experienced a double-digit lift in RevPAR for the week. Three of those provinces registered double-digit growth in ADR.

After Manitoba, the only other double-digit increase in occupancy came in Saskatchewan (+11.3% to 60.7%).

Newfoundland and Labrador saw the only decline in RevPAR (-1.0% to CAD116.74).

Alberta reported the largest decrease in ADR (-4.7% to CAD148.07).

Prince Edward Island experienced the only decrease in occupancy (-0.6%) even with the highest absolute value in the metric (91.8%).

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