Current Performance Indicators for Ontario's Tourism Industry

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Current Performance Summary

International Border Crossings (1)

Nov
2017
%
change*
Jan-Nov
2017
%
change*
Total Inbound 980,416 4.8% 14,958,387 1.9%
From the U.S. 824,415 3.0% 12,277,302 0.9%
  Same-day 435,889 -0.2% 5,742,512 -1.2%
  Overnight 388,526 6.8% 6,534,790 2.8%
From overseas 156,001 15.7% 2,681,085 6.9%
  U.K. 16,666 -19.4% 349,504 -5.8%
  China 13,553 19.1% 259,731 7.4%
  Germany 8,104 1.0% 143,454 -2.0%
  South Korea 11,447 74.6% 157,059 24.4%
  Japan 8,353 -6.5% 121,327 -2.2%
  India 9,453 47.0% 147,347 31.3%
  France 4,252 -2.6% 99,255 6.4%
  Brazil 7,014 80.3% 91,202 23.3%
  Mexico 8,778 150.7% 122,874 71.6%
Total Outbound 2,141,259 8.1% 24,988,378 4.7%
To the U.S. 1,674,751 7.2% 18,890,232 3.8%
  Same-day 949,974 6.7% 10,284,740 1.5%
  Overnight 724,777 8.0% 8,605,492 6.6%
To overseas 466,508 11.3% 6,098,146 7.6%

Ontario Hotel Statistics(2)

Nov
2017
%
change*
Jan-Nov
2017
%
change*
Hotel Occupancy 69.3% 2.7† 70.7% 1.6†
Hotel Average Daily Rate $150.86 6.1% $155.65 6.4%
Exchange Rates (3)        
  USD $1.28 -5.0% $1.30 -1.9%
  EUR $1.50 3.5% $1.46 -0.8%
  GBP $1.69 1.1% $1.67 -7.7%
Employment in Tourism-Related Industries (4) 1,839,400 4.0% 1,793,100 2.1%
Travel Price Index (4) 122.1 3.7% 121.7 2.7%
Gas Prices (cents/litre) (5) 122.0 22.8% 112.0 13.0%

* 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