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Positive Performance Metrics for Canadian Hotel Industry Week Ending 22 July 2017

For the week of 16-22 July, the Canadian hotel industry reported occupancy increased 2.1% to 80.7%, while ADR rose 4.8% to 171.26 Canadian dollars ($141.16) and RevPAR jumped 7% to CA$138.15 ($110.64).

The Canadian hotel industry recorded positive year-over-year results in the three key performance metrics during the week of 16-22 July 2017, according to data from STR.

In comparison with the week of 17-23 July 2016, the industry reported the following:

  • Occupancy: +2.1% to 80.7%
  • Average daily rate (ADR): +4.8% to CAD171.26
  • Revenue per available room (RevPAR): +7.0% to CAD138.15

Among the provinces, Nova Scotia experienced the largest year-over-year increases in each of the three key performance metrics. Occupancy rose 8.4% to 90.6%, ADR was up 12.4% to CAD159.24 and RevPAR grew 21.8% to CAD144.24.

Quebec was the only other province to show double-digit growth in ADR (+10.6% to CAD184.11) and RevPAR (+14.1% to CAD158.01).

Saskatchewan reported the week’s largest drop in RevPAR (-2.4% to CAD77.18), due to the second-largest decrease in ADR (-4.1% to CAD118.96).

Alberta saw the steepest decrease in ADR (-5.4% to CAD153.50).

Prince Edward Island reported the only decrease in occupancy (-1.7% to 94.2%).

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