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Canada welcomed 7.9 million international visitors in first half of 2016: Tourism snapshot at a glance

Canadian tourism produced strong visitation numbers across the board in June 2016. The newest tourism snapshot at-a-glance from Destination Canada shows year-over-year increases in several key areas:

  • Canada has welcomed 7.9 million international visitors in the first half of 2016, a 9.8 per cent year-on-year rise
  • A total of 2,379,215 international overnight trips to Canada in June 2016, a 5.8 per cent increase from June 2015
  • U.S. overnight arrivals to Canada increased 3.1 percent in June 2016, compared to June of the previous year

Check out more information on arrivals in key markets in the snapshot at-a-glance. The full tourism snapshot for June 2016 will be released soon.

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