We are a destination for global tourists, and records are being shattered from year to year, with more than 5.1 million visitors last year.

We see that reflected in increased ferry traffic, and 84 weekly flights to and from China – and the 127,000 British Columbians working in 19,000 tourism businesses

In five years, your government has successfully promoted Aboriginal tourism, more than doubling the number of Aboriginal tourism businesses in 10 years, and supported high profile events with a new Tourism Events Program.

The work continues. Your government will work with BC Ferries to provide a new seasonal ferry service between Port Hardy and Bella Coola, and make investments in tourism infrastructure such as highway rest areas, airports and cycling trails.