More than the Olympics: Vancouver Attracts Highest-Ever Number of Visitors in 2014

Photo credit: MagnusL3D | Wikimedia Commons

Photo credit: MagnusL3D | Wikimedia Commons

It’s not just your imagination. Vancouver is more popular than ever.

In 2014, nearly 9 million people from overseas visited the city and stayed overnight, an all-time record, according to figures released by Tourism Vancouver. The 2014 total tops even the 2010 tally, when Vancouver hosted the Winter Olympic Games. Anyone who took a stroll on the Stanley Park seawall this summer – which was thronged with sightseers speaking dozens of different languages – probably got a glimpse of this first hand.

So what’s behind the surge in the number of tourists? Continue reading:
More than the Olympics: Vancouver Attracts Highest-Ever Number of Visitors in 2014