Looking for information to help start or grow your existing tourism business? Review the latest tourism research, learn about funding and programs, connect with industry partners and much more.
There are a number of different funding sources available to support B.C.'s tourism sector.
The Tourism Sector Recovery Roundtable provides a forum for Government and tourism sector association representatives to discuss opportunities related to tourism recovery and resilience in a coordinated and collaborative way.
This page includes summary statistics that describe the importance of the tourism sector in British Columbia. It also includes sources for tourism data and statistics.
Destination development is guided by the Strategic Framework for Tourism in British Columbia and aims to help communities grow and manage their destinations. Destination development is focused on enhancing the supply side of tourism, by providing compelling experiences, quality infrastructure, and remarkable services to entice repeat visitation.
Tourism marketing and promotion in B.C. is led by Destination BC.
The Future of Travel: Positioning B.C. to Accelerate Recovery and Growth
Tourism in B.C. supported over 46,400 jobs in 2020. This includes $2.4 billion in GDP (in 2012 constant dollars) contributed to B.C.'s economy and $1.8 billion in tourism wages & salaries.
There are many different jobs available in the tourism sector. Use these resources to find tourism jobs and access job-related advice.