Victoria Tourism Bulletins
Victoria Tourism Bulletin – August 2019
September 30, 2019
Victoria tourism performance continues to show some slowing compared to 2018.
July 2019 Victoria Tourism Bulletin
August 30, 2019
Strong growth in the average daily rate continues, while occupancy continues to show some decline over last year's peak performance.
Victoria Tourism Bulletin – June 2019
August 9, 2019
Victoria tourism sector showing some softening compared to last year.
Tourism Industry Performing Well to Last Year
July 16, 2019
Hotel Room Rate is holding up well compared to 2019 and RevPAR is up again to $163 – this equals stronger profitability! BC Ferries and YYJ are stable and the cruise ship season is off to a great season!
Plateau in Tourism Performance
May 2, 2019
As predicted by industry leaders, tourism performance data is showing a leveling off of the very significant growth that we witnessed in 2018. The numbers are still strong, and we expect that the rest of the year will follow this growth plateau pattern.
Time to Staff Up for Spring and Summer!
March 29, 2019
With strong tourism performance on all fronts and a forecast of a vibrant tourist year, staff shortages will be at critical levels this season. Consider attending or participating in the Work BC Job Fair, April 10th, 1-4 pm at the Central Baptist Church, 833 Pandora Ave.
A Cold, Wet January Didn’t Slow Tourism
March 7, 2019
Hotels, restaurants, ferries and airport reported strong results compared to 2018 despite poor weather conditions. We are looking forward to those cherry blossoms – spring is on the way!
2018 Another Great Year for Tourism in Victoria!
January 31, 2019
Victoria finished the year with continued exceptional performance in the hotel sector in December as we saw ongoing Christmas business from our short haul markets. Year end results show very strong growth in every category
Strong Results Continue!
November 30, 2018
At the risk of sounding like a broken record, the accommodations sector in Victoria continues to show very strong results with occupancy increasing 9.34% over November of 2017 and 2.65% year-to-date. Room rate, and, as a result, RevPAR also increased significantly over 2017.