Canada Reports Overall Market Drop

17th July 2011 (Last Updated July 17th, 2011 18:30)

Canada recorded falls across three metrics of its hotel industry during the week starting 3 July 2011, according to STR Global. The country's occupancy fell by 1.7% to stand at 68.9%, its average daily rate (ADR) decreased by 0.6% and revenue per available room (revPAR) dropped 2.3%.

Canada recorded falls across three metrics of its hotel industry during the week starting 3 July 2011, according to STR Global.

The country’s occupancy fell by 1.7% to stand at 68.9%, its average daily rate (ADR) decreased by 0.6% and revenue per available room (revPAR) dropped 2.3%.

Occupancy in Ontario declined by 7.3% to 64.9%, the largest fall in that metric; however, Quebec’s occupancy increased by 7.6% to 75.1%, followed by Nova Scotia with a 6.2% rise to 75.3% and Manitoba with a 5.3% rise to 73.1%.

Nova Scotia posted the country’s only ADR increase of more than 5% at 7.5%, while Ontario posted a 3.9% fall, the largest drop in that metric, followed by Saskatchewan with a 2.8% fall.

Nova Scotia posted the only double-digit revPAR increase of 14.1%, followed by Quebec with a rise of 9.2% and Newfoundland with a 9.1% rise.

Ontario reported the largest revPAR fall at 10.9%.