Current Performance Indicators for Ontario's Tourism Industry

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Current Performance Summary

International Border Crossings (1)

Aug
2017
%
change*
Jan-Aug
2017
%
change*
Total Inbound 2,091,224 2.8% 11,188,131 2.3%
From the U.S. 1,714,121 4.0% 9,195,920 1.0%
  Same-day 700,012 0.9% 4,246,020 -1.2%
  Overnight 1,014,109 6.3% 4,949,900 2.9%
From overseas 377,103 -2.3% 1,992,211 8.4%
  U.K. 57,497 -16.8% 262,404 -2.7%
  China 41,842 10.0% 192,028 8.3%
  Germany 20,039 -6.9% 104,545 1.2%
  South Korea 16,551 -4.4% 104,661 21.3%
  Japan 17,061 -8.5% 83,701 4.3%
  India 16,377 7.5% 112,555 31.3%
  France 19,065 4.0% 72,677 9.1%
  Brazil 8,239 4.6% 65,296 19.2%
  Mexico 12,301 40.6% 93,915 67.2%
Total Outbound 2,738,996 4.7% 18,307,397 4.0%
To the U.S. 2,152,113 4.0% 13,700,661 3.0%
  Same-day 1,124,491 2.6% 7,355,575 0.4%
  Overnight 1,027,622 5.7% 6,345,086 6.2%
To overseas 586,883 7.1% 4,606,736 7.2%

Ontario Hotel Statistics(2)

Aug
2017
%
change*
Jan-Aug
2017
%
change*
Hotel Occupancy 81.6% 2.0† 68.9% 1.3†
Hotel Average Daily Rate $165.82 7.8% $153.52 6.5%
Exchange Rates (3)        
  USD $1.26 -3.0% $1.32 -0.6%
  EUR $1.49 2.2% $1.45 -1.6%
  GBP $1.63 -4.1% $1.67 -10.1%
Employment in Tourism-Related Industries (4) 1,886,600 3.5% 1,783,100 1.3%
Travel Price Index (4) 124.0 2.7% 121.1 2.5%
Gas Prices (cents/litre) (5) 109.8 9.4% 109.5 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