Current Performance

Current Performance Summary

International Border Crossings (1)

Oct-21 % change* Jan-Oct 2021 % change*
Total Inbound 340,343 330.9% 1,577,654 -36.1%
From the U.S. 264,631 311.5% 1,260,433 -37.4%
From overseas 75,712 415.7% 317,221 -30.3%
   India 9,936 207.5% 48,302 22.3%
   UK 13,109 1021.4% 38,885 -20.2%
   Mexico 4,909 604.3% 22,158 -44.8%
   Germany 5,491 848.4% 17,327 0.3%
   China 2,388 144.7% 16,977 -62.4%
   France 4,330 1319.7% 11,578 -13.0%
   Brazil 2,305 505.0% 6,059 -58.5%
   South Korea 962 398.4% 4,632 -67.2%
   Japan 140 77.2% 1,019 -88.0%
Total Outbound 515,815 123.4% 3,200,563 -56.3%
To the U.S. 350,481 81.5% 2,397,926 -55.8%
To overseas 165,334 336.9% 802,637 -57.5%

Ontario Hotel Statistics(2)

Oct-21 % change* Jan-Oct 2021 % change*
Hotel Occupancy 56.5% 24.5† 43.0% 6.7†
Hotel Average Daily Rate $139.23 24.4% $126.77 -2.1%

Ontario Short-Term Rental Statistics(**3)

Oct-21 % change* Jan-Oct 2021 % change*
Short-Term Rental Occupancy 56.1% 2.9† n/a n/a
Short-Term Rental Average Daily Rate $292.73 20.4% n/a n/a
Exchange Rates (4)        
  USD $1.24 -5.9% $1.25 -7.4%
  EUR $1.44 -7.2% $1.49 -2.2%
  GBP $1.70 -0.7% $1.73 0.6%
Employment in Tourism-Related Industries (***5) 672,600 6.9% 622,300 5.2%
Travel Price Index (5) 136.0 8.6% 131.8 2.7%
Gas Prices (cents/litre) (6) 144.7 44.2% 129.7 30.2%

* Percentage change over same period of previous year
† Change in percentage points
** Note the occupancy of short-term rentals is determined based on the available supply with at least one booked night in the reporting period.  Data include listings in which guests have the whole home to themselves.
***includes Accommodations, Arts, Entertainment and Recreation, Food & Beverage, Transportation, Travel Services

Sources:

  1. Statistics Canada
  2. CBRE Hotels Trends in the Hotel Industry National Market Report
  3. AirDNA - for more granular data, click here
  4. Bank of Canada
  5. Statistics Canada and Ontario Ministry of Heritage Sport, Tourism, and Culture Industries
  6. Ministry of Energy

Current Performance Indicators for Ontario's Tourism Industry

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