The Canadian hotel industry recorded negative year-over-year results in the three key performance metrics during the week of 22-28 December 2019, according to data from STR.
In comparison with the week of 23-29 December 2018, the industry reported the following:
• Occupancy: -5.0% to 40.1%
• Average daily rate (ADR): -4.2% to CAD161.41
• Revenue per available room (RevPAR): -9.0% to CAD64.78
Among the provinces and territories, Alberta reported the largest decreases in each of the three key performance metrics: occupancy (-10.2% to 30.6%), ADR (-11.0% to CAD155.43) and RevPAR (-20.1% to CAD47.50).
British Columbia saw the only other double-digit decline in RevPAR (-11.9% to CAD118.54), due primarily to the second-steepest drop in occupancy (-7.5% to 51.8%).
Prince Edward Island posted the second-largest decrease in ADR (-9.3% to CAD92.43).
Newfoundland and Labrador experienced the only double-digit rise in occupancy (+10.5% to 17.5%).
New Brunswick posted the largest lift in ADR (+1.4% to CAD105.56) and the highest jump in RevPAR (+7.8% to CAD25.81).
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