Current Performance

Quarterly Tourism Newsletter

Current Performance Indicators for Ontario's Tourism Industry

The Current Performance Interactive Tool enables users to quickly and easily access current tourism statistics.

Current Performance Summary

International Border Crossings (1)

Jan
2017
% change* Jan-Dec
2016
% change*
Total Inbound 796,105 6.1% 15,743,881 9.4%
From the U.S. 660,209 3.2% 13,042,196 8.6%
From overseas 135,896 23.3% 2,701,685 13.4%
Total Outbound 2,227,583 6.9% 25,875,917 -3.0%
To the U.S. 1,543,774 7.5% 19,716,139 -6.0%
To overseas 683,809 5.7% 6,159,778 8.0%

Ontario Hotel Statistics(2)

Jan
2017
% change* Jan-Dec
2016
% change*
Hotel Occupancy n/a n/a 67.6% 2.5†
Hotel Average Daily Rate n/a n/a $146.05 5.0%
Employment in Tourism-Related Industries (3) 1,704,300 -0.1% 1,737,900 0.9%
Travel Price Index (3) 117.9 2.4% 118.3 3.0%

Visitor Inquiries (4)

Jan
2017
% change* Jan-Dec
2016
% change*
1-800-Ontario 2,857 3.8% 63,320 -5.5%
www.OntarioTravel.net 203,000 n/a 3,017,000 n/a
Travel Information Centres 32,464 2.6% 1,059,670 3.3%

* 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. Statistics Canada and Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport
  4. Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership Corporation