The Impact of Tourism in Kingston

Tourism Kingston’s mission is to promote Kingston, Ontario as a uniquely historic and hip destination to explore year-round.

The impact of tourism in Kingston

Tourism Awareness Week is May 29 to June 4. During this week, we recognize the impact and benefits of tourism across the Kingston community.


Tourism Kingston’s vision is to excel in creating, promoting, and growing opportunities for Kingston, Ontario to be a premier destination for individuals, groups, and businesses; to leverage tourism as a key driver of a healthy economy of Kingston; and to champion Kingston as a destination for local, regional, national, and international tourism.

Economic Impact 2023
Kingston tourism economic impact 2021
Kingston tourism economic impact 2020
Kingston tourism economic impact 2019

No other census metropolitan area in Canada attracts more domestic visitors than Kingston, relative to population size.