Current Performance Indicators for Ontario's Tourism Industry

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Current Performance Summary

International Border Crossings (1)

Aug
2018
%
change*
Jan-Aug
2018
%
change*
Total Inbound 2,118,650 1.3% 10,933,353 -2.3%
From the U.S. 1,760,529 2.7% 9,045,114 -1.6%
Same-day 715,167 1.0% 4,128,800 -3.1%
Overnight 1,045,362 3.9% 4,916,314 -0.4%
From overseas 358,121 -5.0% 1,888,239 -5.2%
  U.K. 58,485 1.7% 252,064 -3.9%
  China 35,576 -15.0% 181,070 -5.7%
  Germany 19,435 -3.0% 101,809 -2.6%
  South Korea 7,521 -54.6% 86,402 -17.4%
  Japan 8,078 -52.7% 52,822 -36.9%
  India 15,259 -6.8% 107,315 -4.7%
  France 17,383 -8.8% 70,326 -3.2%
  Brazil 10,603 28.7% 70,567 8.1%
  Mexico 17,421 41.6% 105,428 12.3%
Total Outbound 2,667,630 -2.6% 18,772,697 2.5%
To the U.S. 2,138,871 -0.6% 14,568,307 6.3%
To overseas 528,759 -9.9% 4,204,390 -8.7%

Ontario Hotel Statistics(2)

Aug
2018
%
change*
Jan-Aug
2018
%
change*
Hotel Occupancy 82.7% 1.0† 70.2% 1.3†
Hotel Average Daily Rate $174.91 5.5% $160.61 4.6%
Exchange Rates (3)        
  USD $1.30 3.5% $1.29 -2.3%
  EUR $1.51 1.1% $1.54 6.1%
  GBP $1.68 2.9% $1.75 4.5%
Employment in Tourism-Related Industries (4) 1,905,600 1.0% 1,822,100 2.2%
Travel Price Index (4) 131.4 6.0% 126.5 4.5%
Gas Prices (cents/litre) (5) 132.2 20.4% 129.7 18.3%

* 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. Bank of Canada
  4. Statistics Canada and Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport
  5. Ministry of Energy, Northern Development and Mines