Overview

Each month we report on arrivals and other key trends of travellers from around the world visiting Canada.

Take a look at the detailed insights in the monthly report, including international arrivals from key markets, air capacity, exchange rates, accommodation data, Canadian outbound travel, competitive analysis, and other information to help monitor Canadian tourism performance.


In November 2019, overnight arrivals of international visitors to Canada year-to-date hit a new high of 20.7 million, surpassing the 20 million mark earlier than ever before and indicating that 2019 is on track to be another record-breaking year for tourism in Canada. 

  • Total overnight arrivals to Canada from January to November 2019 reached a new peak of 20.7 million for the first time ever - breaching the 20 million threshold a full month before year-end.

  • Long-haul air arrivals to Canada reached a record high of 268K arrivals in November 2019, up 3% year-over-year.

  • Overnight air arrivals from @DestinationCan’s nine long-haul markets were up in November 2019 (150K, +3%) and year-to-date 2019 (3.2M, +1%).

  • In November 2019, year-over-year growth in overnight arrivals by air from @DestinationCan's nine long-haul markets was led by Mexico (+19%) and India (+11%).