Current Performance

Quarterly Tourism 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)

Dec
2016
% change* Jan-Dec
2016
% change*
Total Inbound 1,067,503 4.7% 15,743,881 9.4%
From the U.S. 874,069 2.1% 13,042,196 8.6%
From overseas 193,434 18.0% 2,701,685 13.4%
Total Outbound 2,003,489 2.5% 25,875,917 -3.0%
To the U.S. 1,513,292 -0.1% 19,716,139 -6.0%
To overseas 490,197 11.5% 6,159,778 8.0%

Ontario Hotel Statistics(2)

Dec
2016
% change* Jan-Dec
2016
% change*
Hotel Occupancy 51.5% 1.9† 67.6% 2.5†
Hotel Average Daily Rate $134.68 3.1% $146.05 5.0%
Employment in Tourism-Related Industries (3) 1,722,300 1.0% 1,737,900 0.9%
Travel Price Index (3) 116.4 2.3% 118.3 3.0%

Visitor Inquiries (4)

Dec
2016
% change* Jan-Dec
2016
% change*
1-800-Ontario 1,259 -1.8% 63,320 -5.5%
www.OntarioTravel.net 155,000 n/a 3,017,000 n/a
Travel Information Centres 36,991 4.3% 1,059,670 3.3%

* 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