Current Performance Indicators for Ontario's Tourism Industry

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Current Performance Summary

International Border Crossings (1)

Feb
2019
%
change*
Jan-Feb
2019
%
change*
Total Inbound 739,175 -3.1% 1,490,017 -3.7%
From the U.S. 599,819 -3.1% 1,198,309 -4.8%
From overseas 139,356 -2.8% 291,708 1.1%
  U.K. 16,530 1.5% 31,215 2.6%
  China 20,255 -4.0% 44,967 16.9%
  Germany 5,122 -31.7% 10,194 -25.3%
  South Korea 4,556 -3.5% 9,589 -23.7%
  Japan 3,740 -45.4% 6,719 -46.1%
  India 7,739 52.1% 16,542 24.4%
  France 6,031 -6.9% 10,831 -5.6%
  Brazil 7,333 -8.2% 16,775 -10.6%
  Mexico 9,638 39.2% 21,333 41.3%
Total Outbound 2,015,974 0.0% 4,157,943 -1.6%
To the U.S. 1,470,780 -0.5% 2,991,860 -2.9%
To overseas 545,194 1.4% 1,166,083 1.8%

Ontario Hotel Statistics(2)

Feb
2019
%
change*
Jan-Feb
2019
%
change*
Hotel Occupancy 61.2% 0.2† 57.1% -0.9†
Hotel Average Daily Rate $150.00 1.7% $148.79 2.7%
Exchange Rates (3)        
  USD $1.32 4.9% $1.33 6.0%
  EUR $1.50 -3.5% $1.51 -1.7%
  GBP $1.72 -2.2% $1.72 -1.2%
Employment in Tourism-Related Industries (4) 1,862,900 5.1% 1,846,400 4.1%
Travel Price Index (4) 126.1 2.1% 125.9 2.5%
Gas Prices (cents/litre) (5) 113.3 -8.4% 112.6 -9.0%

* 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, Northern Development and Mines