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Industry Trends and DataDestination BC, the province’s tourism marketing organization, along with Destination Canada, each month produce data that shows the trends in visitation to the country and province. Although the indicators aren’t specific to Richmond, one can interpret and extrapolate from the data to determine the net effect in our destination and most importantly, how a business in Richmond can take advantage of the trends and boost the local visitor economy.

JULY: MESSAGE FROM CEO BRUCE OKABE

Sunday, July 16, 2017 2:00 PM

Bruce OkabeDear Team Richmond,

Summer is upon us and this summer is shaping up to be one of the busiest ever for our hotels and tourism businesses. Inbound flights into YVR are seeing record capacity and the Canadian dollar relative to other currencies continues to make our destination popular for those coming for a Metro Vancouver experience.