Canada Reports Rise in Hotel Occupancy

8th August 2011 (Last Updated August 8th, 2011 18:30)

The Canadian hotel industry ended the week of 30 July 2011 with a 3.4% increase in occupancy to 75.7%, according to STR Global. In year-on-year measurements, the Canadian hotel market's average daily rate (ADR) grew by 2.9% and revenue per available room (revPAR) rose by 6.4%.

The Canadian hotel industry ended the week of 30 July 2011 with a 3.4% increase in occupancy to 75.7%, according to STR Global.

In year-on-year measurements, the Canadian hotel market’s average daily rate (ADR) grew by 2.9% and revenue per available room (revPAR) rose by 6.4%.

Quebec’s occupancy increased by 10.5% to stand at 80.2%, while Manitoba posted an 8.1% rise to 75.7%.

Occupancy in Prince Edward Island fell by 5.9% to 84.8%, the largest decrease in the metric.

New Brunswick and Quebec reported ADR increases of 7.9% and 5.5%, respectively, while Prince Edward Island posted the only ADR fall at 2.9%.

RevPAR in Quebec increased by 16.5% and rose by 11.2% in Manitoba.

Prince Edward Island’s revPAR fell by 8.6%, the largest revPAR decrease for the week.