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Latest Publications

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BC Magazine

Spring 2014

Six hikes, from hoodoos to a lava field; celebrating British Columbia Magazine’s 55th year; bringing back bluebirds; diving into Deep Cove; staying dry while camping; and 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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Apr 25, 2014

Workshops

WorldHost® Fundamentals Workshop

Granville Island Hotel (1253 Johnston Street)

Apr 25, 2014

Workshops

WorldHost® Fundamentals Workshop

Community Futures Cowichan (135 Third Street, Duncan)

May 02, 2014

Workshops

WorldHost® Fundamentals Workshop

North Vancouver Chamber of Commerce Board Room (#102 - 124 West 1st Street)

INTERNATIONAL VISITOR ARRIVALS

January 2014


Country Arrivals Change
USA Overnight 132,392 9.4%
China 16,459 74.2%
UK 8,673 8.9%
Australia 12,891 7.0%
Japan 4,578 -8.0%
Germany 2,404 8.4%
South Korea 5,751 -6.0%
Hong Kong 6,086 63.9%
Mexico 4,353 32.5%
India 2,485 30.7%
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