Current Performance Indicators for Ontario's Tourism Industry

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Current Performance Summary

International Border Crossings (1)

December
2019
%
change*
Jan-Dec
2019
%
change*
Total Inbound 1,148,958 3.2% 16,438,450 4.1%
From the U.S. 923,587 2.8% 13,156,872 1.7%
From overseas 225,371 5.0% 3,281,578 14.9%
  U.K. 29,596 1.8% 465,532 23.7%
  China 18,920 -0.9% 338,170 15.3%
  Mexico 19,033 11.4% 230,221 39.5%
  India 17,661 23.3% 206,012 19.9%
  Germany 6,938 0.6% 155,549 3.9%
  France 6,312 -5.4% 125,155 17.8%
  Brazil 8,626 -29.6% 117,922 -5.7%
  South Korea 5,920 13.9% 95,003 -24.1%
  Japan 3,893 3.1% 69,623 -16.6%
Total Outbound 2,249,072 3.1% 27,519,881 0.6%
To the U.S. 1,755,255 2.3% 21,505,070 0.3%
To overseas 493,817 5.8% 6,014,811 1.9%

Ontario Hotel Statistics(2)

December
2019
%
change*
Jan-Dec
2019
%
change*
Hotel Occupancy 52.3% -0.1† 68.7% -1.3†
Hotel Average Daily Rate $147.94 0.8% $163.04 0.6%
Exchange Rates (3)        
  USD $1.32 -1.9% $1.33 2.4%
  EUR $1.46 -4.2% $1.49 -2.9%
  GBP $1.73 1.5% $1.69 -2.0%
Employment in Tourism-Related Industries (4) 1,869,200 2.4% 1,890,700 3.5%
Travel Price Index (4) 130.7 2.5% 129.5 2.2%
Gas Prices (cents/litre) (5) 116.5 12.1% 117.3 -6.3%

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