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

April 2016

% change*

Jan-Apr 2016

% change*

International Border Crossings (1)
Total Inbound 991,691 6.1% 3,414,859 13.5%
From the U.S. 834,097 6.9% 2,908,040 14.5%
From overseas 157,594 2.5% 506,819 7.8%
Total Outbound 2,189,673 -7.5% 8,474,333 -7.2%
To the U.S. 1,622,402 -12.6% 6,060,511 -12.8%
To overseas 567,271 10.9% 2,413,822 11.0%
Ontario Hotel Statistics (2)
Hotel Occupancy 65.1% 4.1† 58.7% 2.2†
Hotel Average Daily Rate $134.73 2.6% $133.71 3.2%
Employment in Tourism-Related Industries (3) 1,772,700 5.0% 1,722,800 2.3%
Travel Price Index (4) 117.5 3.5% 116.2 3.0%
Visitor Inquiries (5)
1-800-Ontario 4,446 4.1% 16,369 0.9%
www.OntarioTravel.net 191,000 n/a 945,000 n/a
Travel Information Centres 52,109 10.3% 163,546 6.6%
* 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, Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport 4. Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership Corporation