Canadian Hotel Industry Continues to Reports Steep YOY Declines for Week Ending May 16th

St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada - Unsplash
Among the provinces and territories, Newfoundland and Labrador experienced the largest decline in occupancy (-83.6% to 8.5%).

During the week of 10-16 May, Canadian hotel occupancy fell 72.5% to 18.4%, ADR decreased 38.8% to 101.70 Canadian dollars ($73.14) and RevPAR dropped 83.2% to CA$18.75 ($13.49).

The Canadian hotel industry recorded steep year-over-year declines in the three key performance metrics during the week of 10-16 May 2020, according to data from STR.

In comparison with the week of 12-18 May 2019, the industry reported the following:

• Occupancy: -72.5% to 18.4%
• Average daily rate (ADR): -38.8% to CAD101.70
• Revenue per available room (RevPAR): -83.2% to CAD18.75

Among the provinces and territories, Newfoundland and Labrador experienced the largest decline in occupancy (-83.6% to 8.5%).

Quebec posted the steepest drop in ADR (-46.3% to CAD96.60) and RevPAR (-89.5% to CAD14.77).

Among the major markets, Calgary saw the largest drop in occupancy (-82.1% to 10.4%).

Montreal registered the steepest decline in ADR (-51.9% to CAD94.90) and one of the largest decreases in RevPAR (-90.1% to CAD16.74).

Toronto matched for the other steepest drop in RevPAR (-90.1% to CAD15.92).

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