Current Performance Indicators for Ontario's Tourism Industry

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Current Performance Summary

International Border Crossings (1)

Mar-20 % change* Jan-Mar 2020 % change*
Total Inbound 401,496 -56.9% 2,008,423 -17.1%
From the U.S. 330,561 -57.2% 1,645,183 -16.5%
From overseas 70,935 -55.5% 363,240 -19.5%
   U.K 8,839 -53.7% 42,563 -14.4%
   China 3,252 -79.0% 39,619 -33.8%
   Mexico 6,772 -44.6% 28,692 -13.6%
   India 5,856 -45.2% 23,822 -11.5%
   Germany 3,994 -42.8% 14,537 -15.0%
   Brazil 2,425 -69.6% 13,452 -45.5%
   South Korea 1,440 -73.2% 12,558 -28.9%
   France 2,294 -51.4% 11,878 -22.9%
   Japan 1,472 -69.6% 8,308 -29.1%
Total Outbound 1,644,087 -39.3% 6,062,643 -11.7%
To the U.S. 1,169,922 -42.5% 4,351,603 -13.4%
To overseas 474,165 -29.5% 1,711,040 -6.9%

Ontario Hotel Statistics(2)

Mar-20 % change* Jan-Mar 2020 % change*
Hotel Occupancy 32.8% -29.2† 49.0% -9.8†
Hotel Average Daily Rate $144.76 -5.2% $147.88 -1.5%
Exchange Rates (3)        
  USD $1.40 4.4% $1.34 1.1%
  EUR $1.54 2.1% $1.48 -1.9%
  GBP $1.72 -2.1% $1.72 -0.7%
Employment in Tourism-Related Industries (4) 1,602,600 -13.6% 1,781,100 -3.7%
Travel Price Index (4) 129.0 1.9% 129.2 2.5%
Gas Prices (cents/litre) (5) 89.2 -21.3% 104.0 -1.3%

* Percentage change over same period of previous year
† Change in percentage points

Sources:

  1. Statistics Canada
  2. CBRE Hotels Trends in the Hotel Industry National Market Report
  3. Bank of Canada
  4. Statistics Canada and Ontario Ministry of Heritage Sport, Tourism, and Culture Industries
  5. Ministry of Energy, Northern Development and Mines