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March Tourism Stats Available

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

May 29, 2007 1:39 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--March Tourism Stats Available
Nova Scotia welcomed more than 123,000 visitors in March -- the same as March 2006 -- and had a one per cent increase in room nights sold for the month, over the same month last year.

Tourism Workshop Helps Industry

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

April 25, 2007 3:59 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Tourism Workshop Helps Industry
The man behind Australia's famous "shrimp on the barbie" tourism branding campaign is helping Nova Scotia communities make themselves more attractive to tourists.

Tourism Marketing Focuses Online

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

April 24, 2007 11:17 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Tourism Marketing Focuses Online
Nova Scotia is taking its online tourism marketing to a new level with innovative new tools such as Google Earth Nova Scotia to reach the 70 per cent of tourists who use the Internet for travel planning.

February Tourism Stats Available

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

April 20, 2007 3:10 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--February Tourism Stats Available
Nova Scotia welcomed seven per cent more visitors and had a five per cent increase in room nights sold in February 2007 compared with February 2006.

Joggins Fossil Cliffs Protected

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

April 19, 2007 1:22 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Joggins Fossil Cliffs Protected
An expanded area of the Joggins cliff face containing fossils from the Coal Age 300 million years ago is now protected under legislation.

Acquisition d'oeuvres d'artistes de la Nouvelle-Écosse par la Banque d'oeuvres d'art de la province

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

April 11, 2007 4:00 PM

TOURISME, CULTURE ET PATRIMOINE--Acquisition d'oeuvres d'artistes de la Nouvelle-Écosse par la Banque d'oeuvres d'art de la province
REMARQUE: Les noms des artistes ainsi que les oeuvres qui ont été acquises par la Banque d'oevres d'art de la Nouvelle-Écosse sont indiqués à la fin de ce communiqué.
Plus d'une vingtaine d'artistes et d'artisans de la Nouvelle-Écosse seront honorés aujourd'hui, le 11 avril, grâce à l'acquisition de certaines de leurs œuvres par la Banque d'oeuvres d'art de la Nouvelle-Écosse.

Nova Scotia Artwork Purchased for Art Bank Collection

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

April 11, 2007 3:55 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Nova Scotia Artwork Purchased for Art Bank Collection
NOTE: The names of the artists and the artwork purchased for the Nova Scotia Art Bank follow this release.
Almost two dozen Nova Scotia artists and craftspeople will be honoured today, April 11, as their work becomes part of the Nova Scotia Art Bank collection.

Date limite de présentation des candidats pour le Prix Grand-Pré

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

April 3, 2007 8:59 AM

TOURISME, CULTURE ET PATRIMOINE--Date limite de présentation des candidats pour le Prix Grand-Pré
La date limite de présentation des candidats pour le Prix Grand-Pré 2007 n'est plus très loin.

Prix Grand-Pré Nomination Deadline Approaching

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

April 3, 2007 8:54 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Prix Grand-Pré Nomination Deadline Approaching
The deadline is approaching to nominate an artist for the 2007 Prix Grand-Pré.

January Tourism Stats Available

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

April 2, 2007 3:55 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--January Tourism Stats Available
For just the second time in the last 10 years, more than 100,000 people visited the province during the month of January.

New Workshops for Tourism Managers

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

March 22, 2007 11:55 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--New Workshops for Tourism Managers
A new series of workshops on topics such as marketing, technology, quality and leadership development will help tourism business owners and managers continuously improve the quality of experiences they offer today's travellers.

Nova Scotia's Historical Vital Statistics Now Available Online

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

March 16, 2007 10:33 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Nova Scotia's Historical Vital Statistics Now Available Online
Anyone interested in researching family history in Nova Scotia will soon be able to use the Internet to access historical vital statistics.

Le processus d'examen interne du gouvernement inclura le financement culturel

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

February 19, 2007 3:23 PM

TOURISME, CULTURE ET PATRIMOINE--Le processus d'examen interne du gouvernement inclura le financement culturel
Le gouvernement élargira l'utilisation de jurys et de comités de révisions indépendants pour inclure tous ses programmes de financement et ses prix dans le domaine des arts et de la culture d'ici le 1er avril.

Province Extends External Review Process To Culture Funding

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

February 19, 2007 3:14 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Province Extends External Review Process To Culture Funding
Government will extend the use of independent juries and review panels to all of its arts and culture funding programs and prizes by April 1.

Projects Launched for Heritage Day

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

February 19, 2007 11:06 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Projects Launched for Heritage Day
Nova Scotians can get a feel for life in Halifax in the late 1800s through two new projects launched for Heritage Day today, Feb. 19. Both are linked to the Nova Scotia Historic Places Initiative.

2006 Tourism Stats Available

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

February 2, 2007 3:23 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--2006 Tourism Stats Available
Nova Scotia welcomed 2.1 million visitors in 2006, bringing in an estimated $1.31 billion in revenues. Final year-end tourism statistics were released today, Feb. 2.

Hanse Society to Own Theme Park

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

January 30, 2007 4:47 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Hanse Society to Own Theme Park
After leasing and operating Upper Clements Park for the past 10 years, the Hanse Society will soon be the park's new owner.

November Tourism Stats Available

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

January 12, 2007 9:02 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--November Tourism Stats Available
Nova Scotia's tourism statistics for November 2006 continue the general trend of previous months. There were two per cent fewer overnight visitors as compared with November 2005, and room nights sold were on par with the same month in 2005.

2007 Staff Needed for Visitor Information Centres

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

January 9, 2007 10:03 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--2007 Staff Needed for Visitor Information Centres
Applications are being accepted for jobs at provincially operated visitor information centres throughout the province. The seasonal positions run from May to October.

Millions to Develop Joggins Cliffs

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

December 18, 2006 11:06 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Millions to Develop Joggins Cliffs
Nearly $7 million in new federal and provincial capital investments will help create a world-class tourism and heritage site at the Joggins Fossil Cliffs in Cumberland County.

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