Boundary Country Seasonal Visitor Research – Summer 2019

For Additional Information and Visitor Breakdown by Explorer Type (EQ) read the full report here: Boundary Country Summer 2019 Summary

  • The Number of Summer Domestic Minimum One-Night stays increased by 8,590 or 38% when comparing Summer 2018 to Summer 2019. The increase is consistent in all Provinces.
  • There was no ranking visitation from the following Provinces/Territories in Summer 2018 or 2019: Quebec, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Northwest Territories, Yukon Territories and Prince Edward Island.
  • The Number of Summer International Minimum One-Night stays increased by 1,650 or 33% when comparing Summer 2018 to Summer 2019.
  • The United States was the only country with a ranking number of Overnight Stays during Summer 2018 and Summer 2019.

Note: ALL counts exclude residents of the Thompson Okanagan Region.

For more information about 2018 Year-In-Review or the Research Program review our Research Program Overview.

Sources: TELUS InsightsEnvironics Analytics

TELUS Insights

Data and Privacy 

TELUS recognizes that Big Data comes with big responsibility to protect the privacy of individuals. They have implemented industry leading standards to protect privacy every step of the way through:

  • De-Identification of data meaning it cannot be traced back to an individual.
  • Aggregation of data into large data pools ensuring privacy is fully protected at all times.
  • Data extrapolation to be representative of the total Canadian Population.
  • By de-identifying and aggregating the data, it is possible to preform geographic and movement analysis, while respecting privacy.

TELUS has implemented industry-leading Privacy and Design standards to ensure that privacy is not compromised.

  • All the data analyzed by TELUS Insights is de-identified, meaning it cannot be traced back to an individual.
  • It is also aggregated into large data pools to reveal mass-movement patterns and trends, and extrapolated to be representative of the total Canadian population as a further means of ensuring their privacy is protected at all times.
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Simone Carlysle-Smith, Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association, Managing Director for Symphony Tourism Services

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