Business Travel Contributed $27.3 Billion in Economic Impact to the Canadian Economy in 2013

April 21st, 2015 |

A recent GBTA Foundation study conducted by Rockport Analytics and sponsored by Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG) highlights the key economic contribution business travel activity made to the Canadian economy in 2013.   In total, $23.5 billion ($ CAD) was spent on business travel over the period including $15.8 on domestic travel, $3.9 on international travel and $3.8 on the operation of meetings & events.  This activity led to a total of $27.3 billion CAD in value added, supported 434,000 jobs in an array of industry sectors and generated a total of $8.6 billion in federal, provincial and local tax revenue. Learn more.