November 2015 Tourism Snapshot from Destination Canada
The Tourism Snapshot provides a monthly and year-to-date update on key Destination Canada market visits to and from Canada, performance of competitors, and other tourism related statistics. Supporting statistical tables may also be viewed on our website at:
Key highlights from the November 2015 edition:
- In November 2015, overnight arrivals from Destination Canada (DC)’s eleven target markets increased by 9.5% with gains from all four world regions, led by the US (+11.1%), Asia-Pacific (+3.3%), Latin America (+2.8%) and Europe (+1.2%).
- In November 2015, year-over-year double-digit gains recorded in half of DC’s overseas markets more than offset contractions in the other markets. Gain were registered from South Korea (+20.2%), Germany (+15.5%) India (+12.4%), Japan (+11.3%) and Mexico (+10.4%).
- Year-to-date November 2015, overnight arrivals were up in all eleven DC markets. Leading the way with double-digit growth were South Korea (+15.7%), Brazil (14.3%), Mexico (+12.5%) and India (+10.1%).
- Building on the momentum gained since the beginning of the year, overall overnight arrivals from the United States increased at double-digit pace in November 2015 (+11.1%), spearheaded by growth in arrivals by auto (+13.7%), followed by air (+8.1%) and by other modes of entry (+4.9%). YTD November 2015, total overnight arrivals from the US were up 8.0% relative to 2014.