Destination Canada News: January 2017

Almost 1M visitors in November, #ExploreCanada hits 2M uses, a visit from the Minister and more

979,446 international visitors explored Canada in November

We’re getting closer to the end of the year and November numbers didn’t disappoint! International arrivals to Canada grew by double digits again, setting an all-time high for the month. For more statistics and an in-depth dive into the numbers check out the November Tourism Snapshot.           Read More

There are over 2M reasons to #ExploreCanada

Thank you to everyone for sharing images tagged with #ExploreCanada – you helped us surpass 2 million uses on Instagram! Photos using #ExploreCanada, along with provincial or destination hashtags, allow people from around the world to travel across Canada through the experiences of our community. We can’t wait to see where our contributors take us in 2017 as we celebrate Canada 150.           Read More

Calling all writers and editors

We’re looking to build a roster of writers and editors to contribute original content for the Destination Canada corporate, consumer and business events platforms. Check out the Request for Qualifications online. Closing date: February 10, 2017.          Read More

Save the date: #CanadaChat – March Break family getaways

Last month’s #CanadaChat was a top trending topic on twitter! In February we’re talking about family getaways during spring break. Get thinking about how your business can leverage this chat on Wednesday, February 15 at 10am PT / 1pm ET. Make sure to add photos and links to your services in your answers.

To receive the questions and prepare your answers ahead of time, email us to be added to our distribution list.

 

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