Compared with Q1 2015, the Canadian hotel industry’s occupancy dipped 1.4% to 54.7%; average daily rate was up 3.4% to CAD136.68; and revenue per available room increased 2.0% to CAD74.79.
Among the provinces, Prince Edward Island recorded the largest year-over-year increases in occupancy (+18.1% to 36.8%) and RevPAR (+22.0% to CAD36.57).
British Columbia posted the only double-digit rise in ADR (+10.1% to CAD151.53) and was the only other province to experience a double-digit lift in RevPAR (+15.8% to CAD90.43).
Alberta experienced the steepest declines in occupancy (-16.7% to 47.6%) and RevPAR (-19.6% to CAD65.32).
Newfoundland and Labrador was the only other province to see a double-digit drop in occupancy (-11.4% to 46.8%) and RevPAR (-13.1% to CAD61.86).
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