A major part of the local economy, the Fredericton region opens it's arm to visitors for every season. Also part of the river valley scenic drive, will marvel at the breathtaking views. The majestic St. John River is one of New Brunswick’s most historic Natural Wonders – 400 kilometers of inspiration and offers a variety of activities such as:
- Scuba Diving
- And many more...
The Fredericton tourism industry injected an all time record of $208.6 million into the local economy in 2007. This figure is up 3.4% over the previous year.
Fredericton's average hotel room rate is steady at $85.67 in 2007.
Fredericton's occupancy rate, as reported to Fred Tourism, increased from 56% in 2006 to 59% in 2007.
Fredericton's 3 Visitor Information Centers served 17,605 visitor parties in 2007 between May and Oct.
Fredericton placed 2nd in NB in terms of hotel occupancy. Fred's average occupancy was 61% in 2007, which was 6% above the Provincial average of 55%. Moncton's occupancy was 62% and Saint John was 61%.
The total overnight visitors forecast in Fredericton increased by 3.5% to 586,000 compared to 566,000 in 2006.
356 bus tours spent one or more nights in Fredericton during the period of May-Oct, 2007, accounting for 8,575 hotel rooms sold to bus tours.
Fredericton hosted 930 events - local, regional, national and international with 50,037 delegates and 57,998 room nights.
The Tourism Division of the City of Fredericton provided delegate kits to 207 meetings / conventions / sporting events by providing literature and tourism information.
For more information about tourism in Fredericton and the surrounding ares, please use the following:
Fredericton Tourism, City of Fredericton
PO Box 130, 11 Carleton St.
Fredericton, NB, E3B 4Y7
Tel: 506-460-2041 Fax: 506-460-2474
Toll Free: 1-888-888-4768 (Canada & USA)
Toll Free: 0-808-101-1674 (United Kingdom)