The Canadian hotel industry recorded negative year-over-year results in the three key performance metrics during the week of 23-29 December 2018, according to data from STR.
In comparison with the week of 24-30 December 2017, the industry reported the following:
• Occupancy: -6.4% to 42.1%
• Average daily rate (ADR): -3.6% to CAD159.88
• Revenue per available room (RevPAR): -9.8% to CAD67.27
Among the provinces and territories, the Northwest Territories experienced the only increase in occupancy (+3.7% to 69.9%) but the only double-digit drop in ADR (-11.4% to CAD162.45).
Prince Edward Island posted the largest lift in ADR (+6.2% to CAD100.08).
Manitoba saw the only other jump in ADR (+1.2% to CAD110.97).
None of the 11 reporting provinces and territories saw RevPAR growth.
Newfoundland and Labrador registered the largest decrease in RevPAR (-24.2% to CAD17.79), due to the second-largest declines in occupancy (-16.1% to 16.5%) and ADR (-9.6% to CAD107.96).
Nova Scotia experienced the steepest drop in occupancy (-16.4% to 26.9%), which resulted in the second-largest decrease in RevPAR (-19.6% to CAD29.95).
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