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

March 2016

% change*

Jan-Mar 2016

% change*

International Border Crossings (1)
Total Inbound 917,732 19.2% 2,423,168 16.8%
From the U.S. 788,337 19.7% 2,073,943 17.9%
From overseas 129,395 16.0% 349,225 10.3%
Total Outbound 2,382,045 -9.4% 6,284,660 -7.0%
To the U.S. 1,729,832 -14.1% 4,438,109 -12.9%
To overseas 652,213 6.3% 1,846,551 11.0%
Ontario Hotel Statistics (2)
Hotel Occupancy 59.0% 0.5† 56.6% 1.6†
Hotel Average Daily Rate $132.39 0.5% $133.13 3.2%
Employment in Tourism-Related Industries (3) 1,707,600 1.1% 1,719,400 2.2%
Travel Price Index (4) 116.4 3.0% 115.8 2.8%
Visitor Inquiries (5)
1-800-Ontario 4,645 -5.2% 11,923 -5.2%
www.OntarioTravel.net 341,000 n/a 754,000 n/a
Travel Information Centres 45,939 6.5% 111,437 4.9%
* 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. Statistics Canada, Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport 4. Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership Corporation