Canadian hotel occupancy decreased 2.2% to 78% during the week of 21-27 July, and a 2.3% ADR drop to 178.71 Canadian dollars ($134.96) dragged RevPAR down 4.4% to CA$139.47 ($105.33).
The Canadian hotel industry recorded negative year-over-year results in the three key performance metrics during the week of 21-27 July 2019, according to data from STR.
In comparison with the week of 22-28 July 2018, the industry reported the following:
• Occupancy: -2.2% to 78.0%
• Average daily rate (ADR): -2.3% to CAD178.71
• Revenue per available room (RevPAR): -4.4% to CAD139.47
Among the provinces and territories, New Brunswick registered the only double-digit increase in RevPAR (+11.3% to CAD135.51), due primarily to the largest lift in ADR (+7.4% to CAD149.35).
Saskatchewan experienced the highest rise in occupancy (+4.1% to 62.3%) and the second-largest increases in ADR (+4.3% to CAD117.27) and RevPAR (+8.6% to CAD73.08).
Newfoundland and Labrador saw the steepest declines in each of the three key performance metrics: occupancy (-7.9% to 71.8%), ADR (-11.8% to CAD137.67) and RevPAR (-18.8% to CAD98.91).
Alberta reported the second-largest decrease in ADR (-8.2% to CAD161.38), which resulted in the second-steepest drop in RevPAR (-9.5% to CAD108.14).
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