During the week of 2-8 February, Canadian hotel occupancy fell 1.7% to 56.1%, ADR rose just 0.2% to 148.15 Canadian dollars ($111.82) and RevPAR dropped 1.5% to CA$83.18 ($62.78).
The Canadian hotel industry recorded mixed year-over-year results in the three key performance metrics during the week of 2-8 February 2020, according to data from STR.
In comparison with the week of 3-9 February 2019, the industry reported the following:
• Occupancy: -1.7% to 56.1%
• Average daily rate (ADR): +0.2% to CAD148.15
• Revenue per available room (RevPAR): -1.5% to CAD83.18
Among the provinces and territories, Newfoundland and Labrador experienced the only double-digit rise in occupancy (+13.0% to 39.6%), the steepest decline in ADR (-3.1% to CAD116.37) and the largest jump in RevPAR (+9.5% to CAD46.04).
Quebec posted the largest lift in ADR (+3.0% to CAD158.28).
Saskatchewan saw the second-highest increases in occupancy (+3.1% to 56.7%) and RevPAR (+4.1% to CAD68.61).
New Brunswick registered the steepest decline in RevPAR (-11.3% to CAD48.26), due primarily to the only double-digit drop in occupancy (-10.5% to 40.6%)
Prince Edward Island reported the second-largest decreases in occupancy (-9.6% to 41.9%) and RevPAR (-11.0% to CAD49.89).
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