VANCOUVER — Destination Canada’s (DC) latest Tourism Snapshot reveled April 2017 to be a record-breaking month. During the month, Canada welcomed more than 1.3 million visitors (up 15.4 per cent year-over-year).
In year-over-year comparison, April 2017 saw double-digit increases in arrivals from six of DC’s 11 key markets, as well as a 126.1-per-cent increase in arrivals from Mexico. Germany and the U.K. were also key regions for growth, with increases of 45.7 per cent and 47.0 per cent respectively. Year-to-date, overnight arrivals to Canada have increased by 6.7 per cent.
Year-over-year comparison of national hotel indicators also revealed a positive trend. Occupancy for the month increased by 0.9 percentage points, while RevPAR and ADR grew by 3.3 per cent and 4.7 per cent respectively.
The complete report is available here.