Positive Performance Metrics for Canadian Hotel Industry Week Ending 27 January 2018

The Canadian hotel industry reported occupancy rose 1.1% to 56.6% during the week of 21-27 January, while ADR rose 4.1% to 144.14 Canadian dollars ($117) and RevPAR increased 5.2% to CA$81.64 ($66.27).

The Canadian hotel industry recorded positive year-over-year results in the three key performance metrics during the week of 21-27 January 2018, according to data from STR.

In comparison with the week of 22-28 January 2017, the industry reported the following:

  • Occupancy: +1.1% to 56.6%
  • Average daily rate (ADR): +4.1% to CAD144.14
  • Revenue per available room (RevPAR): +5.2% to CAD81.64

Among the provinces and territories, Prince Edward Island reported the largest increase in RevPAR (+15.5% to CAD56.88), due primarily to the largest rise in occupancy (+10.5% to 49.1%).

British Columbia posted the largest lift in ADR (+7.3% to CAD166.29) and the second-largest increase in RevPAR (+11.1% to CAD105.95).

Saskatchewan experienced the second-highest increase in occupancy (+4.8% to 51.5%), but the largest drop in ADR (-4.7% to CAD114.70).

Newfoundland and Labrador reported the largest decline in occupancy (-20.4% to 37.7%), resulting in the steepest drop in RevPAR (-21.7% to CAD48.83).

Manitoba experienced the second-largest decreases in both occupancy (-8.9% to 61.5%) and RevPAR (-8.8% to CAD75.50).

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