Issue 16-164: Tourism Room Revenues

August 25, 2016

Room revenues continued to exhibit growth in British Columbia during the month of June. On a year-over-year basis, both The Islands (+15.0%) and Thompson/Okanagan (+6.3%) tourism regions reported strong increase in revenues, while Vancouver, Coast and Mountains (0.4%) tourism region recorded fairly unchanged revenues relative to the same time period last year.

On the other hand, room revenues in Northern BC (-2.4%) continued to decline. In addition, the BC Rockies (-2.0%) tourism region also reported a slight drop in June on a year-over-year basis.

Source: BC Stats