Destination BC summarizes weekly travel in BC in an one-page snapshot. Key insights are available on a weekly basis and include visitation to BC, hotel accommodation performance, air performance, and BC residents’ readiness to travel and welcome visitors to their community.
The Tourism Indicators publication includes key tourism statistics such as international visitor arrivals data, provincial room revenue, commercial restaurant receipts, provincial and regional occupancy rates and average daily room rates, regional airports, ferries, and convention centres.
The Tourism Indicators data tables are updated monthly.
This monthly publication summarizes customs entries data to British Columbia and Canada from selected markets of origin. The International Visitor Arrivals publication includes information for both the particular month and year-to-date, and includes percentage changes over the same period of the previous year.
This publication reports on international overnight customs entries to BC:
International overnight customs entries to BC include international visitors to Canada who crossed Canada Customs in the province of BC. For example, a visitor from China, who lands in Vancouver and then boards a domestic flight to Toronto, is included. These reports do not include international visitors to Canada who crossed Canada Customs in another province and then visited BC. For example, a visitor from the UK, who lands in Calgary and drives to BC, is not included.
Published annually, the Value of Tourism in British Columbia summarizes information on the economic value the tourism industry contributes to the province. This publication summarizes 10 years of tourism revenue, gross domestic product, and business and employment data. Visitor volume and market origin data are also summarized.