Issue 17-55: Visitor Entries

March 20, 2017

Visitor entries to B.C. from the U.S. and overseas was unchanged (+0.0%, seasonally adjusted) for the second straight month in January. While entries from overseas sources jumped 3.6%, travel to B.C. from the U.S. slowed (-1.3%).

Overall travel to Canada rose 3.1% in January. Visits from the U.S. were up a notable 3.6%, while travel from overseas sources also increased (+1.3%) from the previous month. Meanwhile, the number of Canadians returning home from abroad rose 5.3%.

Data Source: Statistics Canada