Ministry of Tourism, Culture & Sport
Ontario's tourism outlook to 2019 is now available here.
The ministry of Tourism, Culture & Sport provides a study that examines the intentions of Canadians and residents of selected U.S. states to travel to Ontario over the next two seasons, available here.
Current Performance Indicators for Ontario's Tourism Industry
For current and archived Performance Indicators for Ontario's Tourism Industry on boarder crossings, accommodation statistics, travel price index, economic indicators and consumer response indicators, click here.
The Ministry’s Regional Tourism Profiles
The Regional Tourism Profiles contain tourism statistics at the regional level. The profiles include reports on visits, spending, the number of tourism related businesses, hotel performance and itemized tourism receipts, available here.
The Ministry of Tourism, Culture & Sport: The Impact of Visiting Friends & Relatives, July 2011
Destination Canada (Formerly - Canadian Tourism Commission)
Tourism Monthly Snapshot - click here
The Tourism Snapshot provides a monthly and year-to-date update on key Destination Canada market visits to and from Canada, performance of competitors, and other tourism related statistics.
Destination Canada’s 2015 Annual Report: Ambitious Together puts the spotlight on a banner year for the Canadian tourism industry with the rise in international arrivals to Canada almost doubling the world average. Proving the value of a collaborative approach to tourism marketing, Destination Canada and our partners experienced far greater recognition in our international markets than individual marketing organizations, transportation companies, hotels and attractions would have attracted independently. Read the 2015 Annual Report here.
March 2015: travel to Canada hits the high notes
Canada continued to have an irresistible allure for international travellers in March 2015. More than 851,000 visitors crossed passport control, an 8% year-on-year-rise, reports the latest Tourism Snapshot from the Canadian Tourism Commission (CTC)’s Research department. Read more here.
Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC)
New Travel Report Reveals U.S. Spending in Canada by State and Other International Spending Patterns
Canada's tourism industry experienced a healthy summer with international Visa cardholders spending $3.6USD billion in Canada, according to the 2015 Summer Travel Snapshot released by Visa Canada and the Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC). For the first time, the uniquely detailed report broke down U.S. spending by state revealing that California, New York and Washington were the top source markets. Read more here.
Greater Toronto Airport Authority (GTAA)
Aviation Activity Reports
As Canada's largest and busiest airport, there's always a lot going on at Toronto Pearson. The GTAA provides monthly statistical data based on reports from airlines, radar and Nav Canada. See current reports here.
Archived GTAA reports:
National tourism indicators, third quarter 2015
Tourism spending in Canada rose 1.1% in the third quarter, after increasing 0.7% in the previous quarter. This was the 10th consecutive quarterly gain in tourism spending and the largest increase since the second quarter of 2014. See report here.
Top Overseas Markets to Canada. Available here.