Compared with Q2 2015, the Canadian hotel industry’s occupancy was nearly flat (+0.4% to 67.1%). Average daily rate was up 2.5% to CAD146.90. Revenue per available room increased 2.9% to CAD98.62.
Among the provinces, Prince Edward Island recorded the largest year-over-year increases across the three key performance metrics. Occupancy in the province rose 10.0% to 58.7%; ADR was up 6.6% to CAD137.61; and RevPAR grew 17.3% to CAD80.82.
The only other double-digit increase came in Nova Scotia, where RevPAR was up 14.7% to CAD91.63.
Alberta experienced the steepest declines in occupancy (-7.8% to 57.3%) and RevPAR (-11.1% to CAD82.79).
Saskatchewan reported the largest drop in ADR (-4.7% to CAD127.50) and the only other double-digit decline in RevPAR (-10.2% to CAD72.92).