AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email by Matt Scigliano Posted Nov 19, 2015 11:11 am MDT Successful summer for tourism in Canmore and Banff KAITLIN LEE/660 NEWS Canmore is on pace to break tourism records in 2015.Through the first eight months of the year, the mountain town reached a new record of overnight visitors, with the greatest increase over the summer months.The Canmore Hotel and Lodging Association says occupancy rates from June to August increased nine per cent year over year, and that there was a jump in summer occupancy for condos and suites.Parks Canada says more people are taking a trip to Banff National Park as well, with attendance jumping 11-per cent from last year.Officials say they continue to see a strong base of visitors from Alberta, with about 65-per cent of guests making the trip from Calgary. read more