The 10 Minute Take - To recover, Canadian tourism needs more Canadians

Jun 05, 2020 | Brian Moore


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The 10-Minute Take podcast provides insights from RBC economists and market experts on events unfolding around the globe. Featuring Nathan Janzen, RBC Senior Economist.

The 10 Minute Take Podcast

Summer is around the corner, but the forecast for the tourism sector is less-than-sunny. With border and travel restrictions still in place (even between provinces), families wishing to travel have fewer options than before. Maybe take a road trip around your province. Maybe rent out an Airbnb for a month. Whatever Canadians choose, it will be a boon to Canadian tourism, which has historically depended more on domestic than foreign visitors. But will summer road trips be enough to save the sector? Nathan Janzen, RBC Senior Economist, shares his outlook on tourism.

 

Click here for the full podcast; The 10 Minute Take.