Tourism is defined as the activities of persons travelling to and staying in places outside their usual environment for not more than one consecutive year for leisure, business and other purposes not related to the exercise of an activity remunerated from within the place visited. It includes travel for business, leisure and other personal reasons, such as visiting friends and relatives, religious purposes, or medical treatment. Tourism export are receipts earned from expenditures by international visitors to Canada on Canadian merchandise and services. Tourism export accounts for 20% of total tourism activites in Canada.

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