Sunday, June 28, 2009

Canada's Top Tourist Attractions

Peter J. Thompson/National PostCanada's Wonderland roller coaster Behemoth helped the Toronto amusement park to place 9th in the ranking of top tourist spots.

From The Financial Post:

The global recession may have lowered tourism numbers in many vacation spots, but at Grouse Mountain resort in North Vancouver, British Columbia, things are looking up, both literally and figuratively.

Attendance at the 82-year-old ski and recreation destination has remained lofty, increasing to 1.2 million in 2008 compared with 1.1 million the previous year, according to William Mbaho, the resort's public relations and communications manager. "Snow enthusiasm is not waning," he says, adding that so far in 2009 there has also been an increase in the number of students at the resort's ski and snowboarding schools.

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