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BC Magazine

Fall 2014

Photo contest results, revealed: 17 stunning images from our readers; a daring ascent of Mount Assiniboine; the mighty moose; soaking up Nakusp; 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.

INDUSTRY PROGRAMS

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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.

Upcoming Events

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Nov 01, 2014

Workshops

WorldHost® Remarkable-YOU! Workshop

AimHi, 950 Kerry Street, Prince George

Nov 01, 2014

Workshops

WorldHost® Service Across Cultures Workshop

Canadian Tourism College (Surrey or Vancouver campus) - call for details

Nov 01, 2014

Workshops

WorldHost® Japanese Service Expectations Workshop

Canadian Tourism College (Surrey or Vancouver campus) - call for details

INTERNATIONAL VISITOR ARRIVALS

August 2014


Country Arrivals Change
USA Overnight 490,038 1.4%
China 43,706 23.7%
UK 30,227 2.2%
Australia 22,858 0.7%
Japan 17,160 2.3%
Germany 18,978 10.2%
South Korea 10,367 13.9%
Hong Kong 9,212 -1.1%
Mexico 10,715 26.3%
India 7,519 16.8%
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