Louisbourg 300 Boosted Visitor Numbers
Parks Canada says that last year’s Louisbourg 300 celebrations boosted the number of visitors at Fortress Louisbourg by 36.7 percent.
The agency says the festivities held to mark the founding of Louisbourg in 1713, brought 103, 200 people to the National Historic site.
That’s up from 75,500 visitors in 2012.
It adds the extra visitors spend 9.9 million dollars during their trip to the Island.
They also boosted the number of rooms sold in July and August by 6.4 percent.