Current Performance Indicators for Ontario's Tourism Industry

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Current Performance Summary

International Border Crossings (1)

Jan
2019
%
change*
Jan-Dec
2018
%
change*
Total Inbound 750,842 -4.3% 15,798,561 -2.1%
From the U.S. 598,490 -6.4% 12,941,565 -1.7%
From overseas 152,352 5.0% 2,856,996 -3.8%
  U.K. 14,685 3.7% 376,209 -4.5%
  China 24,712 42.3% 293 357 3,9%
  Germany 5,072 -17.6% 149,694 -7.5%
  South Korea 5,033 -35.9% 125,201 -25.1%
  Japan 2,979 -47.0% 83,520 -34.4%
  India 8,803 7.2% 171,804 14.1%
  France 4,800 -4.0% 106,279 -4.7%
  Brazil 9,442 -12.3% 125,036 15.4%
  Mexico 11,695 43.1% 165,069 11.9%
Total Outbound 2,141,969 -3.1% 27,345,592 1.2%
To the U.S. 1,521,080 -5.1% 21,441,192 3.6%
To overseas 620,889 2.2% 5,904,400 -6.7%

Ontario Hotel Statistics(2)

Jan
2019
%
change*
Jan-Dec
2018
%
change*
Hotel Occupancy n/a n/a 70.0% 0.8†
Hotel Average Daily Rate n/a n/a $162.04 4.7%
Exchange Rates (3)        
  USD $1.33 7.0% $1.30 -0.1%
  EUR $1.52 0.1% $1.53 4.5%
  GBP $1.72 -0.2% $1.73 3.5%
Employment in Tourism-Related Industries (4) 1,829,900 3.2% 1,825,900 1.7%
Travel Price Index (4) 125.8 2.9% 126.7 4.2%
Gas Prices (cents/litre) (5) 101.8 -17.8% 125.3 11.2%

* 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, Northern Development and Mines