Current Performance Indicators for Ontario's Tourism Industry

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Current Performance Summary

International Border Crossings (1)

May
2019
%
change*
Jan-May
2019
%
change*
Total Inbound 1,403,630 8.6% 4,949,391 3.3%
From the U.S. 1,114,371 5,4% 3,971,895 0.9%
From overseas 289,259 23.1% 977,496 13.9%
  U.K. 40,903 43.0% 125,186 23.4%
  China 27,811 15.5% 107,237 19.6%
  Germany 13,613 -3.7% 41,396 -9.8%
  South Korea 9,318 -30.8% 28,479 -32.5%
  Japan 5,483 -10.8% 22,016 -27.0%
  India 27,976 24.2% 71,697 25.4%
  France 9,035 24.5% 32,438 5.0%
  Brazil 10,852 11.1% 43,511 -1.8%
  Mexico 18,902 53.1% 76,479 51.8%
Total Outbound 2,305,422 -1.2% 11,481,690 -1.6%
To the U.S. 1,810,589 -2.4% 8,674,454 -1.5%
To overseas 494,833 3.7% 2,807,236 -1.7%

Ontario Hotel Statistics(2)

May
2019
%
change*
Jan-May
2019
%
change*
  Hotel Occupancy 71.0% -1.2† 63.0% -1.2†
  Hotel Average Daily Rate $168.31 3.7% $156.28 2.7%
Exchange Rates(3)        
  USD $1.35 4.6% $1.33 5.0%
  EUR $1.51 -1.0% $1.51 -2.7%
  GBP $1.73 -0.2% $1.73 -1.6%
Employment in Tourism-Related Industries (4) 1,971,500 8.5% 1,884, 800 5.8%
Travel Price Index (4) 129.4 3.1% 126.9 2.3%
Gas Prices (cents/litre) (5) 128.7 -5.5% 114.9 -10.1%

* 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 Tourism, Culture and Sport
  5. Ministry of Energy, Northern Development and Mines