Current Performance Indicators for Ontario's Tourism Industry

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Current Performance Summary

International Border Crossings (1)

Sep
2017
%
change*
Jan-Sep
2017
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Total Inbound 1,543,469 0.5% 12,731,600 2.0%
From the U.S. 1,242,424 0.5% 10,438,344 0.9%
  Same-day 564,603 -0.1% 4,810,623 -1.0%
  Overnight 677,821 1.0% 5,627,721 2.7%
From overseas 301,045 0.3% 2,293,256 7.3%
  U.K. 42,440 -8.6% 304,844 -3.6%
  China 30,462 1.4% 222,490 7.3%
  Germany 17,801 -7.9% 122,346 -0.2%
  South Korea 21,068 19.9% 125,729 21.1%
  Japan 15,209 -22.0% 98,910 -0.9%
  India 14,164 12.7% 126,719 28.9%
  France 12,965 16.1% 85,642 10.1%
  Brazil 10,353 19.2% 75,649 19.2%
  Mexico 10,661 48.3% 104,576 65.1%
Total Outbound 2,277,852 7.2% 20,585,249 4.4%
To the U.S. 1,747,255 6.4% 15,447,916 3.4%
  Same-day 991,592 5.9% 8,347,167 1.0%
  Overnight 755,663 7.1% 7,100,749 6.3%
To overseas 530,597 10.1% 5,137,333 7.5%

Ontario Hotel Statistics(2)

Sep
2017
%
change*
Jan-Sep
2017
%
change*
Hotel Occupancy 81.7% 1.0† 70.3% 1.3†
Hotel Average Daily Rate $168.77 3.2% $155.43 6.0%
Exchange Rates (3)        
  USD $1.23 -6.3% $1.31 -1.2%
  EUR $1.46 -0.5% $1.45 -1.5%
  GBP $1.64 -4.9% $1.67 -9.6%
Employment in Tourism-Related Industries (4) 1,793,600 2.7% 1,784,300 1.5%
Travel Price Index (4) 124.0 2.2% 121.4 2.4%
Gas Prices (cents/litre) (5) 119.3 19.5% 110.6 12.2%

* 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