CTC, juillet 2012
Publié le 20 juillet 2012
In April 2012, CTC’s key overseas markets registered a 1.4% drop in overnight arrivals compared to 2011. The gains recorded in the emerging/transition markets (+5.4%) were offset by the losses incurred in the core markets (-5.3%).
The Easter period combined with continued economic uncertainties in the Eurozone could have contributed to softening arrivals from the UK (-12.3%) and Germany (-5.2%).
Registering double digit gains were China (+25.8%) with a twenty seventh consecutive monthly increase since January 2010 and India (+24.5%).
Following a strong recovery in the first quarter in 2012, overnight arrivals from Japan contracted 3% in April; Likewise Mexican arrivals slipped 4.6% after a thirteenth consecutive monthly increase.
Brazil’s arrivals returned into positive territory (+9.3%), while South Korea continued to struggle maintaining its downward trend with an 18.5% decline.
Year to date April 2012, key overseas CTC markets were up 7.3% with both the core and emerging/transition markets registering growth of +3.2% and +13.9%, respectively. Likewise, overnight trips from the US grew 4.7% during the first four months in 2012
• Canada received 998,991 international visitors during the month of April 2012, a 2.3% increase compared over the same month in 2011;
• In contrast, overnight arrivals from CTC’s core markets (the UK, France, Germany and Australia) contracted 5.3% in April, dropping to 101,790 arrivals;
• Overnight trips to Canada from CTC’s emerging/transition markets (Japan, South Korea, Mexico, Brazil, China and India) grew by 5.4%, reaching 65,234 trips.
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