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BC Magazine

Summer 2014

The ultimate B.C. camping guide, sailing through Gwaii Haanas park reserve; cycling through the Comox Valley; exploring historic Stewart; and much more!

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The Value of Tourism in BC

This publication summarizes 10 years of information on the economic value the tourism industry contributes to the province.

Cultural & Heritage Tourism Development

The essential guide for BC tourism businesses interested in developing a cultural or heritage tourism operation.


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WorldHost® Training Services

WorldHost Training Services was launched as the SuperHost® program in 1985, offering customer service training for EXPO '86 in B.C., Canada. Since then, the program has expanded, evolved and rebranded to become the standard for customer service excellence in B.C., as well as an internationally recognized leader in training for the tourism industry.

Guides, Workshops and Webinars

This section provides links to the Tourism Business Essentials series of guides that are offered free to B.C. tourism stakeholders. In addition there are links to WorldHost® programs and workshops and other resources that you might find valuable in developing your business.

Consumer and Industry

Discover how you can connect an oustanding tourism product with the travel trade for promotion to potential visitors from around the world.


June 2014

Country Arrivals Change
USA Overnight 395,772 -1.1%
China 27,638 32.3%
UK 25,960 1.2%
Australia 23,635 6.9%
Japan 10,193 14.1%
Germany 10,722 -6.9%
South Korea 10,248 13.5%
Hong Kong 12,055 12.5%
Mexico 8,373 20.4%
India 8,279 8.7%
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