For the week ending 22 February, Canadian hotels reported a 2.5% year-over-year decrease in occupancy to 58.5% and a 0.1% dip in average daily rate, which resulted in a 2.6% decline in revenue per available room.

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HENDERSONVILLE, Tennessee – The Canadian hotel industry recorded negative year-over-year results in the three key performance metrics during the week of 16-22 February 2020, according to data from STR.

In comparison with the week of 17-23 February 2019, the industry reported the following:

  • Occupancy: -2.5% to 58.5%
  • Average daily rate (ADR): -0.1% to CAD150.96
  • Revenue per available room (RevPAR): -2.6% to CAD88.28

Among the provinces and territories, Prince Edward Island experienced the largest decrease in occupancy (-9.8% to 41.6%).

Newfoundland and Labrador posted the steepest decline in ADR (-2.4% to CAD117.34), but saw the highest rise in occupancy (+7.6% to 40.7%).

Alberta registered the only double-digit drop in RevPAR (-10.9% to CAD68.32), due primarily to the second-largest decrease in occupancy (-9.6% to 50.4%).

Quebec saw the largest jump in RevPAR (+9.1% to CAD108.43), due primarily to the largest lift in ADR (+5.6% to CAD164.63) and the second-highest increase in occupancy (+3.3% to 65.9%).

Saskatchewan recorded the second-largest gain in RevPAR (+5.1% to CAD59.76).

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