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Almost 4 million visitors to B.C. in 2016

VALUE OF TOURISM MODEL Measuring the economic impact of tourism in your community DESTINATION BC – VALUE OF TOURISM MODEL

THE August international visitor numbers are in and they are proof that this past summer has been an exceptional time of growth for tourism in British Columbia.

Year-to-date figures show an 11.5% increase in international visitors over the same time period last year (January to August). That represents close to four million total overnight international visitors (3,990,574) that came to B.C. during the first eight months of this year.

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