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Canada hotel industry posts increased on all fields

Staff Writer |
The Canadian hotel industry reported positive results in the three key performance metrics during the week of April 30 through May 6, 2017, according to data from STR.

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In comparison with the week of 1-7 May 2016, the industry reported occupancy: +3.5% to 66.8%, average daily rate (ADR): +5.7% to CAD150.06, and revenue per available room (RevPAR): +9.4% to CAD100.21.

Among the provinces, Manitoba saw the largest year-over-year increases in occupancy (+27.0% to 71.8%) and RevPAR (+32.2% to CAD88.99). ADR in the province rose 4.1% to CAD123.87.

Quebec posted the only double-digit increase in ADR (+10.6% to CAD160.63) and the second-largest spike in RevPAR (+28.0% to CAD114.27).

Overall, six of 10 reporting provinces experienced double-digit growth in RevPAR.

Saskatchewan reported the steepest declines across the three key performance metrics. Occupancy slipped 5.9% to 55.1%, ADR was down 5.8% to CAD121.44 and RevPAR dropped 11.4% to CAD66.95.

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