Canadian Hotel Occupancy at 31.1 Per Cent

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. — Canadian hotel performance showed slightly higher occupancy, but lower rates for the week ending October 24 compared to prior weeks, according to STR data.

In a year-over-year comparison, the industry reported a 55.6-per-cent drop in occupancy to 31.1 per cent, a 28.7-per-cent decrease in Average Daily Rate (ADR) to $112.33 and a 68.4-per-cent decrease in Revenue Per Available Room (RevPAR) to $34.89. For comparison, the previous week, ending October 3, saw occupancy of 29.9 per cent, ADR at $114.62 and RevPAR of $34.24.

B.C. reported the week’s highest provincial occupancy level at 40.2 per cent (up slightly from 39.1 per cent the previous week). Among the major markets, Vancouver saw the highest occupancy level at 35.7 per cent (up from 33.7 per cent the previous week) and was the only major market at or above 30-per-cent occupancy.

With occupancy at 16.7 per cent (up from 15.6 per cent the previous week), Quebec reported the week’s lowest provincial occupancy. And, at the market level, the lowest occupancy was seen in Montreal, with occupancy at 13.8 per cent (up from 12.9 per cent the previous week).

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