Nanaimo Tourism Bulletins
Nanaimo Tourism Bulletin – August 2019
September 30, 2019
Nanaimo's August tourism perfomance shows some slowing compared to 2018.
July 2019 Nanaimo Tourism Bulletin
August 30, 2019
Occupancy held steady over last July, while rate continues to show growth for Nanaimo hotels.
Nanaimo Tourism Bulletin – June 2019
August 9, 2019
Nanaimo Tourism Sector - Strong and Steady!
Nanaimo Tourism Continues Strong in May
July 16, 2019
Nanaimo Airport and accommodations had a very strong month in May, and the summer looks to continue this trend.
Continued Strong Performance Supports Increased Inventory
May 2, 2019
Transportation and accommodation indicators demonstrate continued growth for the tourism industry in Nanaimo, and support the construction of the new Courtyard by Marriott hotel in the downtown area near the Conference Centre. Ground will break soon on this project.
Time to Staff Up for Spring and Summer!
March 29, 2019
With strong tourism performance on all fronts and a forecast of a vibrant tourist year, staff shortages will be at critical levels this season. Consider attending or participating in the Work BC Job Fair, April 4th,
Nanaimo Visitation Strong!
March 7, 2019
Hotel occupancy of 62% is up from 48.5% in 2018 due to the closure of the Howard Johnson. We are now hearing strong rumours of TWO new hotels planned for downtown Nanaimo.
Will Consistent Strong Industry Performance Lead to Increased Investment in Nanaimo?
January 31, 2019
2018 has proven to be another year of healthy performance for Nanaimo’s tourism sector. We have seen growth in hotel occupancy of 1.45% for the year, and RevPAR climbed $2.28. The Nanaimo Airport and Vancouver Island Conference Centre also had a very strong year.
Nanaimo’s “new Normal”
November 30, 2018
November 2018 marks the first month of hotel stats reported without the Howard Johnson. With the closure of this property, Nanaimo has lost 100 rooms from its hotel inventory. The resulting increase in occupancy and rate are the “new normal” for the City and provide further