In December 2017, Tourism Vancouver hosted a familiarization trip for key Mexico based meetings and convention clients and partners. See what they experienced here, and enjoy a recap, by the numbers.

7: Number of Clients who attended the 2017 Winter Mexican Education Familiarization Tour

0: The amount of Visa Entrance Requirements needed to visit Vancouver. Just fill out your Electronic Travel Authorization form online

325: The approximate time, in minutes, it takes to fly from Mexico City to Vancouver

3,945: The distance in kilometres from Mexico City to Vancouver

28: Starting March 2018, the number of weekly direct flights between Mexico City-Vancouver

4: Starting March 2018, the number of Airline carriers that offer direct flights between Mexico City-Vancouver

2: Members from the media company Latinamerica Meetings Magazine who accompanied the clients while on the FAM

3: Mexican companies who partnered with Tourism Vancouver to help make the FAM a success. Thank you Connect Worldwide, Funky Company, and Interjet

1: DMC partner, Dominion Tours, who helped with planning and logistics

9: Number of site inspections done at Tourism Vancouver member hotels including the Sheraton Wall Centre, the Westin Bayshore, and the Fairmont Chateau Whistler

111,247: The number of overnight Mexican visitors in Vancouver through September 2017

21.7: The percentage increase of overnight Mexican visitors in Vancouver over the same period in 2016, the second largest market increase

8.3: Vancouver’s amazing Net Promoter Score from Mexicans during the 2017 Summer Exit Survey

: The number of laughs shared throughout the trip

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