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Canadian Lodging Outlook Quarterly 2019-Q4

Hotel demand held steady in 2019 however new inventory caused national occupancy to decline by 1 point to 65%. Average rate growth mitigated the impact leading to a virtually flat RevPAR year.

Pandemics and the Lodging Industry

With the Coronavirus scare gaining momentum, this article revisits the 2003 SARS pandemic, seeking insight into the potential impact on individual markets and travel as a whole.

Canadian Lodging Outlook Quarterly 2019-Q3

RevPar growth across Canada is flat through the third quarter of 2019. On a provincial level, BC leads the pack with over 3.0% growth with Quebec on its heels at 2.5%. Newfoundland struggles to absorb new supply with a near 6.0% decline and Manitoba's softer market leads to a 3.0% decrease.

Canadian Lodging Outlook Quarterly 2019-Q2

The hotel industry in Canada continues through midyear with solid demand and ADR growth. PEI leads the provinces in demand growth and British Columbia continues to trump ADR growth.

2019 Canadian Hotel Lending Survey

HVS reviewed and analyzed the current lending environment for hotels following a comprehensive survey conducted among Canadian hotel lenders.

Canadian Lodging Outlook Quarterly 2019-Q1

Absorption of new inventory of rooms across the country is putting downward pressure on national occupancy; average rate continues to grow, albeit at a slower pace.

HVS Canadian Hotel Development Cost Survey 2018

Each year, HVS researches and compiles development costs from our database of actual hotel construction budgets. This source now provides the basis for our illustrated total development costs per room/per product type.

Canadian Lodging Outlook Quarterly 2018-Q4

The Canadian hotel industry blew it out of the park once again in 2018! Growth in demand outpaced growth in new supply 2:1, leading to never before seen levels of national occupancy and average rate.

Canadian Lodging Outlook Quarterly 2018-Q3

Canada's consistently strong hotel demand growth through Q3 continues to outpace new supply growth by a ratio of 2 to 1!

Canadian Lodging Outlook Quarterly 2018-Q2

Healthy demand is absorbing new supply in majority of markets across Canada!
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