Destination Canada released its Quarterly Tourism Snapshot — which provides an ongoing monitor of the performance of Canada’s tourism sector – and it found that Canada’s tourism industry is showing strong signs of recovery in the second quarter.
Some of the key findings of the report include:
- Travel to Canada is in demand, with Google search from international markets exceeding 2019 levels.
- Buoyed by hotel occupancy in regions exceeding their 2019 levels and lifts in urban areas closing in on their pre-pandemic performance, average hotel occupancy in June 2022 for Canada stood 1% below its 2019 level.
- Tourism spend progressed to 72% of its 2019 level.
- Domestic air connectivity has improved to 90% of its 2019 level, while international seat capacity to Canada stands at 84%, ten percentage-points above the world average.