Victoria Tourism Bulletins
Victoria Tourism Bulletin July 2020
September 1, 2020
In July, we saw very slow rebuilding of business based on close in markets. The Visitor Economy is in for a long rebuild but is determined to continue.
Victoria Tourism Bulletin – June 2020
August 5, 2020
June saw the re-opening of many of the properties that had closed due to COVID, so room inventory levels increased. As expected, however, it was still a month of very poor performance with continued border closures and other travel limitations.
Victoria Tourism Bulletin – May 2020
July 3, 2020
The global pandemic continues to seriously impact the tourism industry all over the world, and Victoria is no exception. Even with restrictions loosening, the best we can expect is local visitation this summer.
Victoria Tourism Bulletin-April 2020
June 16, 2020
As expected, the COVID-19 pandemic has had a drastic impact on tourism industry performance in Victoria and the April data shows just how significant.
Victoria Tourism Bulletin – March 2020
May 20, 2020
Many local properties closed their doors in mid to late March. We have reported the month's performance based on actual availability. The next Bulletin will be published with aggregate numbers for the second quarter of the year.
Victoria Tourism Bulletin – February 2020
April 16, 2020
Given the current circumstances, it is bittersweet to review the February tourism data which shows a very strong month of performance. We will continue to collect the monthly data moving forward, alhtough will most likely switch to a quarterly report format.
Victoria Tourism Bulletin – January 2020
March 11, 2020
While rate held strong this January compared to last, occupancy and RevPAR both had a significant reduction. Ferry and airport traffic were also down over last year.
Victoria Tourism Bulletin – December 2019
January 31, 2020
December continued the trend we have seen in the past few months with a drop in occupancy and RevPAR combined with growth in ADR. Overall, the tourism sector had a strong year, if somewhat down from 2018's results.