This newsletter has been developed by Statistics Canada’s Tourism Statistics Program to highlight travel and tourism data developments, share news of program enhancements in the works and stay connected with data users.
Announcement of seven new Visa Application Centres and designation of 2018 as Year of Canada-China Tourism bode well for future growth
The global tourism market generates US$1.2 trillion in tourism receipts and is growing rapidly. While growth in international tourist arrivals globally was 5% in 2013, Canada saw growth of only 1.5%.
Travel & Tourism generated, a total impact of US$ 80 billion of Canada's GDP in 2014.
Each year, WTTC produces reports covering the economic contribution of the travel & tourism sector in 184 countries, 24 regions and the world as a whole.
Canada ranks as world's most reputable country in 2015
A new corporate identity for the Canadian Tourism Commission (CTC) was the primary topic of conversation during the kick-off of the Rendez-vous Canada Marketplace on May 26 in Niagara Falls.
Wine tourism is a growing and important part of Canada's tourism industry attracting 3M annual visitors and driving $1.2B in spending for the national tourism sector, according to a joint report released by the Canadian Vintners Association (CVA) and the Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC).
Ongoing strong domestic economic recovery boosted trip dreams for Canadians, according to CTC’s latest Global Tourism Watch report
A 10 per cent year-over-year increase in international arrivals contributed to the $925 million in tourism revenue generated in a ‘pivotal’ 2014, according to the Canadian Tourism Commission’s 2014 Annual Report.