July 24, 2017 / Richard Lam / Vancouver Sun|Vancouver SUn

Yankee businesses celebrate recovering Canuck buck

Bellingham Whatcom County Tourism CEO Sandy Ward said hotel booking in Whatcom County were 12 per cent higher compared to the same period last year. “It’s been a little bit tough the last couple of years, because we had seen quite a drop in Canadian traffic,” she said. “We know that when the dollars are closer we see people staying longer, spending more time, spending more money.” The Canadian dollar touched 80 cents U.S. on Monday, capping a 10 per cent rise in just two months. “We have not seen this number since 2015, so we really think that it’s headed in the right direction for us,” Ward said. “It’s great news.” Read full story here. 

Read full article here: Vancouver Sun|Vancouver SUn
Original URL: http://vancouversun.com/news/local-news/yankee-businesses-celebrate-recovering-canuck-buck
Bellingham Whatcom County Tourism
Visitor Center Located at I-5 Exit 253 - Check Hours
904 Potter Street, Bellingham, WA 98229
Phone: 360-671-3990
Visiting?

Places to Stay
Itineraries
Getting Here
Sightsee
Read Blogs
Engage!

Events
Photo Contest
Move Here
Attend
Contact Us
Tourism Talk

Industry Resources
Join as a Member
Media Inquiries
Host Groups & Events
About Us
Site by Drozian Webworks
©2021 Visit Bellingham Whatcom County