With an impressive amount of festivals and events this season, the tourism industry will be booming.

Dave Petryck is the President and CEO of Tourism Vancouver Island.

He projects a repeat of last year’s successes. He notes that last year was record breaking for the tourism industry on Vancouver Island.

The Island has won multiple awards for what it has to offer visitors.

Petryck notes that the beautiful landscape of the region is also a huge help in drawing in tourists.

Petryck adds that a booming tourism industry leads to many positive impacts on communities on Vancouver Island.