• Top spenders: Mexicans at $217 per night
• Thriftiest: Russians at $150 per night
• Largest spending increase: Thais at +22%
• Largest spending decrease: Russians at -18%
- 2016 saw a sizeable gap between the highest and lowest paying nationalities looking for accommodation in Canada, with a difference of $67 per night.
- In general most nationalities on our list paid more to stay in the country in 2016 than in 2015, as travellers from 50 inbound countries experienced an increase in their average prices paid per night, whereas only two fell.
- Travellers from Thailand and Japan had the steepest price increases, with those from Russia and Spain seeing the only price falls.
- Visitors from Mexico paid the most per night on average, with Thais and Argentinians making up the top three.
- Globetrotters from the USA, Asia, Europe, Latin America and New Zealand completed the top 10.
- At the other end of the scale, six European countries spent the least, with visitors from Russia, France and Spain managing to stretch their budget the furthest for a night’s stay in Canada.
The average price paid per night for a hotel room in Canada in 2016 compared with 2015 by visiting country/region in CAD