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Chapter 9: A Look at Canada
When deciding where to travel outside of Canada, “the Big Apple” and “the city of sin” are still Canadians’ top picks. Could it be the bright lights? The fashion? A secret desire to be an onstage performer? Whatever it is, it’s working out well for New York City and Las Vegas. Here’s where else Canucks like to go when crossing the border.
Although London saw a decline in its average daily hotel accommodation, down 3%($213), it did see an increase in popularity rising a spot to number 8, most likely due to hosting the 2012 Summer Olympics.
With many Canadian celebrities calling LA home, like Ryan Gosling, Jim Carrey, Alex Trebek and William Shatner, it’s only natural for other Canadians to want to find out what the fuss is about. On top of being the secondary home to homegrown top talent, LA broke records in 2012 by welcoming a massive 41 million visitors! The City of Angels climbed one spot to number 9.
Why visit? Well it's THE city of love, but if you need another reason to visit, Paris' Nuit Blanche has quickly becoming a fiercely-anticipated celebration of all things art and culture. Paris climbed a spot to round out the Top 10 International Destinations for Canadians.
Top International Destinations for Canadian Travellers in 2012