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)

Mar
2017
%
change*
Jan-Mar
2017
%
change*
Total Inbound 883,563 -3.7% 2,439,368 0.7%
From the U.S. 733,517 -7.0% 2,026,636 -2.3%
From overseas 150,046 16.0% 412,732 18.2%
Total Outbound 2,467,028 3.6% 6,648,405 5.8%
To the U.S. 1,758,308 1.6% 4,675,954 5.4%
To overseas 708,720 8.7% 1,972,451 6.8%

Ontario Hotel Statistics(2)

Mar
2017
%
change*
Jan-Mar
2017
%
change*
Hotel Occupancy 61.9% 3.0† 57.9% 1.3†
Hotel Average Daily Rate $143.21 6.4% $139.83 3.6%
Employment in Tourism-Related Industries (3) 1,723,400 0.9% 1,714,200 0.4%
Travel Price Index (3) 118.3 1.6% 118.5 2.3%

Visitor Inquiries (4)

Mar
2017
%
change*
Jan-Mar
2017
%
change*
1-800-Ontario 5,287 13.8% 12,469 4.6%
www.OntarioTravel.net 280,000 -17.9% 710,000 -5.8%
Travel Information Centres 43,008 -6.4% 109,743 -1.5%

* 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