Quarterly Tourism Performance 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)

June
2016
% change* Jan-Jun
2016
% change*
Total Inbound 1,783,528 8.6% 6,564,080 10.6%
From the U.S. 1,473,464 7.9% 5,523,474 11.1%
From overseas 310,064 12.0% 1,040,606 8.2%
Total Outbound 1,922,737 -4.6% 12,632,485 -6.5%
To the U.S. 1,539,833 -6.7% 9,333,092 -11.1%
To overseas 382,904 4.5% 3,299,393 9.9%

Ontario Hotel Statistics(2)

June
2016
% change* Jan-Jun
2016
% change*
Hotel Occupancy 73.5% -0.2† 63.1% 1.8†
Hotel Average Daily Rate $145.69 1.8% $139.25 3.8%
Employment in Tourism-Related Industries (3) 1,792,900 1.8% 1,729,900 1.4%
Travel Price Index (3) 119.9 3.1% 117.3 3.1%

Visitor Inquiries (4)

June
2016
% change* Jan-Jun
2016
% change*
1-800-Ontario 8,682 -0.9% 31,308 -1.1%
www.OntarioTravel.net 292,000 n/a 1,480,000 n/a
Travel Information Centres 139,454 -1.2% 399,706 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