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

International Border Crossings (1)

July
2016
% change* Jan-Jul
2016
% change*
Total Inbound 2,343,760 12.3% 8,907,840 11.1%
From the U.S. 1,933,116 11.4% 7,456,590 11.2%
From overseas 410,644 16.8% 1,451,250 10.5%
Total Outbound 2,351,424 -4.2% 14,983,909 -6.1%
To the U.S. 1,900,944 -5.8% 11,234,036 -10.3%
To overseas 450,480 3.3% 3,749,873 9.1%

Ontario Hotel Statistics(2)

July
2016
% change* Jan-Jul
2016
% change*
Hotel Occupancy 81.0% 7.1† 65.8% 2.6†
Hotel Average Daily Rate $159.48 11.2% $143.02 5.2%
Employment in Tourism-Related Industries (3) 1,792,300 0.3% 1,733,200 0.9%
Travel Price Index (3) 120.8 3.6% 117.8 3.2%

Visitor Inquiries (4)

July
2016
% change* Jan-Jul
2016
% change*
1-800-Ontario 12,037 -16.0% 43,345 -5.8%
www.OntarioTravel.net 424,000 n/a 1,904,000 n/a
Travel Information Centres 195,901 4.4% 595,607 3.7%

* 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 and Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport
  4. Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership Corporation