Quarterly Tourism Performance Newsletter

Current Performance Indicators for Ontario's Tourism Industry

The Current Performance Interactive Tool enables users to quickly and easily access current tourism statistics.

Current Performance Summary

International Border Crossings (1)

Sep
2016
% change* Jan-Sep
2016
% change*
Total Inbound 1,536,401 8.8% 12,478,113 9.8%
From the U.S. 1,236,333 9.5% 10,340,627 9.5%
From overseas 300,068 6.1% 2,137,486 11.2%
Total Outbound 2,123,942 4.2% 19,725,441 -4.6%
To the U.S. 1,642,066 1.4% 14,945,664 -8.1%
To overseas 481,876 14.8% 4,779,777 8.3%

Ontario Hotel Statistics(2)

Sep
2016
% change* Jan-Sep
2016
% change*
Hotel Occupancy 80.6% 1.9† 69.0% 2.4†
Hotel Average Daily Rate $163.78 7.8% $147.12 5.3%
Employment in Tourism-Related Industries (3) 1,745,700 0.4% 1,738,100 0.5%
Travel Price Index (3) 121.4 3.6% 118.5 3.3%

Visitor Inquiries (4)

Sep
2016
% change* Jan-Sep
2016
% change*
1-800-Ontario 4,647 -8.1% 58,615 -5.6%
www.OntarioTravel.net 234,000 n/a 2,533,000 n/a
Travel Information Centres 124,610 12.0% 908,947 2.5%

* 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. Statistics Canada and Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport
  4. Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership Corporation