Current Performance Indicators for Ontario's Tourism Industry

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Current Performance Summary

International Border Crossings (1)

May
2018
%
change*
Jan-May
2018
%
change*
Total Inbound 1,288,134 -4.7% 4,751,746 -3.7%
From the U.S. 1,056,047 -4.4% 3,917,837 -3.5%
From overseas 232,087 -6.1% 833,909 -4.5%
  U.K. 28,605 -4.7% 101,416 -7.8%
  China 23,787 6.6% 85,070 9.6%
  Germany 14,042 7.2% 45,478 -7.5%
  South Korea 13,265 -18.5% 41,400 -14.7%
  Japan 5,949 -35.7% 28,074 -34.8%
  India 21,828 -5.3% 51,181 0.7%
  France 7,255 21.2% 30,389 -4.2%
  Brazil 8,972 -17.6% 37,331 9.7%
  Mexico 12,144 8.0% 49,467 5.9%
Total Outbound 2,334,187 8.2% 11,668,579 4.8%
To the U.S. 1,857,115 13.8% 8,811,914 9.3%
To overseas 477,072 -9.3% 2,856,665 -7.0%

Ontario Hotel Statistics(2)

May
2018
%
change*
Jan-May
2018
%
change*
Hotel Occupancy 72.3% 0.8† 64.2% 1.8†
Hotel Average Daily Rate $161.96 2.8% $151.83 4.9%
Exchange Rates (3)        
  USD $1.29 -3.4% $1.27 -4.8%
  EUR $1.52 11.5% $1.55 8.0%
  GBP $1.73 9.4% $1.76 5.2%
Employment in Tourism-Related Industries (4) 1,817,700 1.5% 1,782,100 3.0%
Travel Price Index (4) 125.6 2.9% 124.1 3.8%
Gas Prices (cents/litre) (5) 136.1 21.1% 127.7 15.9%

* 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