Current Performance Indicators for Ontario's Tourism Industry

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Current Performance Summary

International Border Crossings (1)

June
2019
%
change*
Jan-June
2019
%
change*
Total Inbound 1,914,597 2.6% 6,863,866 3.1%
From the U.S. 1,542,888 0.1% 5,514,629 0.7%
From overseas 371,709 14.6% 1,349,237 14.1%
  U.K. 51,676 27.0% 176,864 24.5%
  China 33,951 20.5% 141,191 19.8%
  Germany 17,310 10.7% 58,715 -4.6%
  South Korea 9,987 -38.9% 38,466 -34.3%
  Japan 5,957 -34.1% 27,973 -28.7%
  India 27,834 13.9% 99,531 22.0%
  France 10,218 28.5% 42,656 9.8%
  Brazil 13,125 -3.8% 56,636 -2.3%
  Mexico 25,083 45.5% 101,562 50.2%
Total Outbound 2,054,913 -0.2% 13,597,363 -0.9%
To the U.S. 1,660,481 -1.1% 10,334,526 -1.5%
To overseas 394,432 4.0% 3,262,837 0.8%

Ontario Hotel Statistics(2)

June
2019
%
change*
Jan-June
2019
%
change*
Hotel Occupancy 77.80% -0.6† 65.50% -1.1†
Hotel Average Daily Rate $171.27 0.0% $159.27 2.1%
Exchange Rates (3)        
  USD $1.33 1.2% $1.33 4.3%
  EUR $1.50 -2.1% $1.51 -2.6%
  GBP $1.68 -3.4% $1.73 -1.9%
Employment in Tourism-Related Industries (4) 1,950,900 5.2% 1,895,800 5.7%
Travel Price Index (4) 131.0 1.5% 127.6 2.2%
Gas Prices (cents/litre) (5) 120.2 -9.4% 115.7 -9.9%

* 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. Bank of Canada
  4. Statistics Canada and Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport
  5. Ministry of Energy, Northern Development and Mines