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Increase in visitor traffic this summer at provincial sites


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The Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts and Recreation is reporting an increase in visitor traffic this summer compared to previous years.


From May to Jul this year, Provincial Historic Sites welcomed a total of 63,329 visitors. That number is significantly higher than the 2021 total of 9,462 visitors and the 2019 total of 53,433 visitors. The numbers represent an increase of 569 percent over the same period in 2021 and an increase of 19 percent from 2019.


All Provincial Historic Sites across Newfoundland and Labrador are offering free regular admission for the 2022 season as part of Come Home 2022.


The sites are scheduled to close on Friday, October 7.



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