Current Performance Indicators for Ontario's Tourism Industry

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Current Performance Summary

International Border Crossings (1)

Jan
2018
%
change*
Jan-Dec
2017
%
change*
Total Inbound 766,472 -3.7% 16,042,067 1.9%
From the U.S. 631,343 -4.4% 13,160,529 0.9%
From overseas 135,129 -0.6% 2,881,538 6.7%
  U.K. 13,012 -5.7% 374,638 -5.9%
  China 15,636 -2.5% 275,871 7.0%
  Germany 5,870 1.5% 150,847 -2.6%
  South Korea 7,695 0.9% 165,492 24.5%
  Japan 5,077 -32.3% 127,918 -3.1%
  India 8,396 77.1% 160,793 31.8%
  France 4,306 -19.6% 105,423 5.5%
  Brazil 6,361 -5.6% 102,071 23.6%
  Mexico 8,848 27.9% 133,776 64.2%
Total Outbound 2,227,184 0.0% 27,167,276 5.0%
To the U.S. 1,580,905 2.4% 20,564,890 4.3%
To overseas 646,279 -5.5% 6,602,386 7.2%

Ontario Hotel Statistics(2)

Jan
2018
%
change*
Jan-Dec
2017
%
change*
Hotel Occupancy n/a n/a 69.3% 1.6†
Hotel Average Daily Rate n/a n/a $154.75 6.3%
Exchange Rates (3)        
  USD $1.24 -5.8% $1.30 -2.1%
  EUR $1.52 8.1% $1.46 -0.1%
  GBP $1.72 5.5% $1.67 -6.9%
Employment in Tourism-Related Industries (4) 1,773,800 4.1% 1,795,600 2.4%
Travel Price Index (4) 122.2 3.7% 121.6 2.7%
Gas Prices (cents/litre) (5) 123.3 10.8% 112.6 13.1%

* 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 Tourism, Culture and Sport
  5. Ministry of Energy