Current Performance Indicators for Ontario's Tourism Industry

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Current Performance Summary

International Border Crossings (1)

Jan-21 % change* Jan-Dec 2020 % change*
Total Inbound 65,704 -91.9% 2,631,055 -84.0%
From the U.S. 47,615 -92.7% 2,137,970 -83.8%
From overseas 18,089 -88.7% 493,085 -85.0%
   UK 907 -94.2% 52,890 -88.3%
   China 812 -97.1% 46,894 -85.9%
   India 3,783 -59.8% 46,146 -77.2%
   Mexico 2,131 -82.6% 41,702 -81.3%
   Germany 657 -86.8% 18,604 -88.2%
   Brazil 289 -95.1% 15,567 -86.6%
   South Korea 286 -95.5% 14,674 -88.9%
   France 435 -89.7% 14,064 -88.5%
   Japan 13 -99.6% 8,591 -88.4%
Total Outbound 255,665 -88.6% 7,777,672 -71.7%
To the U.S. 177,448 -88.9% 5,794,093 -73.1%
To overseas 78,217 -88.0% 1,983,579 -67.0%

Ontario Hotel Statistics(2)

Jan-21 % change* Jan-Dec 2020 % change*
Hotel Occupancy N/A N/A 34.8% -33.9†
Hotel Average Daily Rate N/A N/A $126.16 -22.6%
Exchange Rates (3)        
  USD $1.27 -2.8% $1.34 1.1%
  EUR $1.55 6.6% $1.53 3.0%
  GBP $1.74 1.4% $1.72 1.5%
Employment in Tourism-Related Industries (4) 1,505,500 -19.0% 1,647,600 -12.9%
Travel Price Index (4) 125.9 -2.4% 127.9 -1.2%
Gas Prices (cents/litre) (5) 110.4 -4.0% 99.9 -14.8%

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