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)

Feb
2018
%
change*
Jan-Feb
2018
%
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Total Inbound 764,688 0.7% 1,531,160 -1.6%
From the U.S. 621,935 -1.7% 1,253,278 -3.1%
  Same-day 338,037 -5.5% 704,628 -5.4%
  Overnight 283,898 3.2% 548,650 0.1%
From overseas 142,753 12.6% 277,882 5.8%
  U.K. 14,917 -2.5% 27,929 -4.0%
  China 18,001 39.7% 33,637 16.3%
  Germany 7,266 23.3% 13,136 12.5%
  South Korea 5,537 -14.1% 13,232 -6.0%
  Japan 6,077 -30.3% 11,154 -31.2%
  India 8,367 82.1% 16,763 79.6%
  France 6,106 -18.0% 10,412 -18.7%
  Brazil 6,167 24.9% 12,528 7.3%
  Mexico 8,246 40.0% 17,094 33.5%
Total Outbound 2,054,871 5.2% 4,282,055 2.4%
To the U.S. 1,461,714 6.4% 3,042,619 4.3%
  Same-day 799,512 3.4% 1,653,403 3.0%
  Overnight 662,202 10.2% 1,389,216 5.9%
To overseas 593,157 2.3% 1,239,436 -1.9%

Ontario Hotel Statistics(2)

Feb
2018
%
change*
Jan-Feb
2018
%
change*
Hotel Occupancy 61.0% 1.7† 58.1% 2.4†
Hotel Average Daily Rate $147.35 5.5% $144.69 5.2%
Exchange Rates (3)        
  USD $1.26 -4.0% $1.25 -4.9%
  EUR $1.55 11.3% $1.53 9.7%
  GBP $1.76 7.4% $1.74 6.4%
Employment in Tourism-Related Industries (4) 1,773,200 3.4% 1,792,500 4.8%
Travel Price Index (4) 123.6 3.6% 122.9 3.6%
Gas Prices (cents/litre) (5) 107.0 21.7% 109.3 21.2%

* 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