Our researchers were busy in 2017, where they approached close to 16K people. In our recent eNewsletters, we have reported on the results from the Richmond Residents. Next month we will share some insights captured from over 3,800 in-person interviews with visitors.
In the meantime, to fill your need for numbers, click here to see Destination BC's recently released Overnight Customs Entries to BC and Canada. For the full year of 2017, there was a 3.3% increase in visitation over 2016. The International Visitor Arrivals publication summarizes customs entries data from selected markets of origin. Arrivals grew from most of our key markets, including: China up 7.1%, USA Overnight up 1.9% while USA Same Day up 4.4%.