Canadian Hotel Occupancy Rises

24th July 2011 (Last Updated July 24th, 2011 18:30)

The Canadian hotel industry ended the week commencing 16 July 2011 with a 3% increase in occupancy to 75%, according to data from STR Global. The country's average daily rate rose by 1.6% and revenue per available room (revPAR) increased by 4.6%. Quebec achieved the largest oc

The Canadian hotel industry ended the week commencing 16 July 2011 with a 3% increase in occupancy to 75%, according to data from STR Global.

The country’s average daily rate rose by 1.6% and revenue per available room (revPAR) increased by 4.6%.

Quebec achieved the largest occupancy increase of 11.7% to stand at 79.3%, followed by New Brunswick with a 5.1% rise to 79.7%.

Occupancy at Prince Edward Island fell by 6.9% to 78.1%, followed by Nova Scotia with a 4.9% drop to 75.2%.

Quebec’s ADR rose by 5.6%, the largest increase in the metric, while Prince Edward Island reported the only ADR fall of 6.3%, reports hotelnewsnow.com.

Quebec’s revPAR increased by 17.9% while Prince Edward Island recorded a 12.8% drop, the largest decrease in the metric.