Quarterly Tourism Performance 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)

Oct
2016
% change* Jan-Oct
2016
% change*
Total Inbound 1,262,695 10.3% 13,740,808 9.8%
From the U.S. 1,026,802 7.3% 11,367,429 9.3%
From overseas 235,893 25.6% 2,373,379 12.5%
Total Outbound 2,166,317 5.4% 21,891,758 -3.7%
To the U.S. 1,695,570 4.9% 16,641,234 -6.9%
To overseas 470,747 7.4% 5,250,524 8.2%

Ontario Hotel Statistics(2)

Oct
2016
% change* Jan-Oct
2016
% change*
Hotel Occupancy 72.9% 2.2† 69.4% 2.4†
Hotel Average Daily Rate $147.44 3.0% $147.14 5.1%
Employment in Tourism-Related Industries (3) 1,719,800 1.9% 1,737,300 0.7%
Travel Price Index (3) 119.3 2.5% 118.6 3.2%

Visitor Inquiries (4)

Oct
2016
% change* Jan-Oct
2016
% change*
1-800-Ontario 2,149 -6.9% 60,764 -5.6%
www.OntarioTravel.net 179,000 n/a 2,712,000 n/a
Travel Information Centres 73,563 11.0% 982,510 3.1%

* 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