Current Performance Indicators for Ontario's Tourism Industry

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Current Performance Summary

International Border Crossings (1)

October
2019
%
change*
Jan-Oct
2019
%
change*
Total Inbound 1,309,979 6.7% 14,288,597 4.2%
From the U.S. 1,028,345 4.3% 11,398,145 1.6%
From overseas 281,634 16.2% 2,890,452 16.4%
  U.K. 40,617 16.3% 412,931 26.3%
  China 30,761 8.0% 304,536 18.0%
  Mexico 18,552 37.9% 197,664 44.2%
  India 15,189 45.5% 177,595 19.4%
  Germany 14,986 6.3% 142,209 4.1%
  France 12,924 29.1% 114,062 20.1%
  Brazil 10,140 18.8% 102,955 -1.6%
  South Korea 10,092 -23.8% 84,470 -25.9%
  Japan 7,858 -6.5% 61,585 -16.6%
Total Outbound 2,200,860 1.1% 23,136,113 0.1%
To the U.S. 1,791,377 0.5% 18,041,457 -0.2%
To overseas 409,483 3.9% 5,094,656 1.0%

Ontario Hotel Statistics(2)

October
2019
%
change*
Jan-Oct
2019
%
change*
Hotel Occupancy 74.1% -2.0† 70.6% -1.4†
Hotel Average Daily Rate $163.40 -0.7% $164.64 0.6%
Exchange Rates (3)        
  USD $1.32 1.4% $1.33 3.0%
  EUR $1.46 -2.4% $1.49 -2.9%
  GBP $1.67 -1.4% $1.69 -2.6%
Employment in Tourism-Related Industries (4) 1,852,900 0.6% 1,897,100 4.0%
Travel Price Index (4) 129.9 1.9% 129.5 2.2%
Gas Prices (cents/litre) (5) 117.4 -4.7% 117.5 -8.9%

* 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 Heritage Sport, Tourism, and Culture Industries
  5. Ministry of Energy, Northern Development and Mines