STR reports Canada performance for week ending 9 May 2009
The key provinces reported mixed results in all three key measurements, from double-digit increases to double-digit decreases. Manitoba reported the largest increase in occupancy, up 7.5 percent to 68.8 percent. Newfoundland also reported an increase in occupancy, rising 3.0 percent to 74.8 percent. Nova Scotia was down 24.4 percent in occupancy to 57.2 percent, reporting the greatest decrease in occupancy. Saskatchewan reported a 5.4-percent increase in ADR to CAD$114.72, the greatest among the provinces. Nova Scotia reported the largest ADR decrease, down 13.0 percent to CAD$124.53. Newfoundland followed close behind with a 12.4-percent decrease in ADR to CAD$112.22. Manitoba lead the RevPAR increases, rising 11.0 percent to CAD$72.98. Four provinces reported decreases of more than 20 percent: Nova Scotia (-34.2 percent to CAD$71.27); British Columbia (-22.7 percent to CAD$81.92); Ontario (-21.1 percent to CAD$73.03); and Alberta (-20.6 percent to CAD$78.63).
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