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Bluenose II Promotes Nova Scotia

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

June 9, 2006 11:50 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Bluenose II Promotes Nova Scotia
The Bluenose II arrived in Norfolk, VA this week for the 30th annual Norfolk Harborfest beginning today, June 9. It is one of many ports of call the schooner will make to promote Nova Scotia's marine heritage and tourism opportunities.

Professionals Run Tourism Industry

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

June 5, 2006 3:48 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Professionals Run Tourism Industry
Professionals in Nova Scotia's tourism industry are working hard to attract and serve visitors during Tourism Week, June 5-11, and all year long.

Guests Feel at Home in Family B&B

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

June 2, 2006 4:14 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Guests Feel at Home in Family B&B
NOTE: The following is a feature story on Truro bed and breakfast owner Anne McDonah prepared for Tourism Week, June 5-11, by the Department of Tourism, Culture and Heritage.
Cosy rooms and scrumptious homemade breakfasts make bed and breakfast accommodations a favourite for many travellers. At the Belgravia Bed and Breakfast in Truro, the whole family helps make guests feel at home during their stay.

Gaelic Experience in Village

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

June 2, 2006 4:11 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Gaelic Experience in Village
NOTE: The following is a feature story on the Highland Village's chief interpreter Joanne Rankin-MacIntyre prepared for Tourism Week, June 5-11, by the Department of Tourism, Culture and Heritage.
Nova Scotia's music, history and culture often combine to create experiences that delight visitors from near and far. At the Highland Village in Iona, Victoria Co., Gaelic speakers and singers add to the authenticity of experiencing the life of early Scottish settlers.

Wineries Inspire Tourism Business

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

June 1, 2006 3:33 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Wineries Inspire Tourism Business
NOTE: The following is a feature story on Valley Wine Tours prepared for Tourism Week, June 5-11, by the Department of Tourism, Culture and Heritage.
The sunny Annapolis Valley is fertile ground not only for grapes and wineries, but also for a budding tourism business that promotes Nova Scotia's wines and cuisine.

Training to Meet Visitors' Needs

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

June 1, 2006 2:58 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Training to Meet Visitors' Needs
NOTE: The following is a feature story on visitor services staff member Kari Lewis prepared for Tourism Week, June 5-11, by the Department of Tourism, Culture and Heritage.
No matter where they are from or what they are interested in, Kari Lewis knows how to help visitors to Nova Scotia have the vacation of a lifetime.

Partners Grow Tourism in Region

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

June 1, 2006 12:41 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Partners Grow Tourism in Region
NOTE: The following is a feature story on Destination Southwest Nova Scotia prepared for Tourism Week, June 5-11, by the Department of Tourism, Culture and Heritage.
The world's highest tides on the Fundy coast, the Cape Forchu lighthouse, in Yarmouth County, and Lunenburg's picturesque waterfront -- the southwestern region of Nova Scotia has experiences for every visitor and more power to market them through a growing partnership of tourism operators.

New Englanders Arrive Via Cat

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

May 26, 2006 1:55 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--New Englanders Arrive Via Cat
Fireworks and bagpipes will help welcome tourists arriving in Yarmouth today, May 26, on the Cat ferry's first run from Portland, Maine.

Recipients of $10,000 Art Prize Announced

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

May 26, 2006 10:57 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE and HERITAGE--Recipients of $10,000 Art Prize Announced
Hundreds of landscape videos taken from webcams will be used to create a unique new image of the world now that Cooper Battersby and Emily vey Duke have been named the recipients of the 2005 Aliant New Media Prize.

New Storage Vault to Preserve Province's Film Heritage

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

May 26, 2006 10:05 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--New Storage Vault to Preserve Province's Film Heritage
Nova Scotia's film heritage will be preserved for future generations thanks to a new, specially equipped vault at Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management.

Cat Ferry Welcomes New Englanders

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

May 23, 2006 4:13 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Cat Ferry Welcomes New Englanders
More than 14,000 New Englanders experienced Nova Scotia culture and got a host of vacation ideas when they boarded the Cat ferry in Boston Harbour over the weekend.

Nova Scotia Archives Extends Hours and Services

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

May 19, 2006 2:58 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Nova Scotia Archives Extends Hours and Services
People wanting to research the history of the province will soon have more options for accessing this information, thanks to a number of enhancements at Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management.

Cat Ferry Makes Splash in Boston

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

May 19, 2006 11:58 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Cat Ferry Makes Splash in Boston
North America's fastest car ferry, the Cat, is making a splash in Boston Harbour as it hosts a floating trade show this weekend, May 19-21, to entice New Englanders to visit Nova Scotia.

Nova Scotia Archives Celebrates National Mining Week

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

May 12, 2006 12:33 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Nova Scotia Archives Celebrates National Mining Week
The Nova Scotia Archives has launched a comprehensive new Internet resource to coincide with National Mining Week celebrations, May 8-14.

Arts and Culture Partnership Council Welcomes Funding

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

May 11, 2006 11:37 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Arts and Culture Partnership Council Welcomes Funding
The Nova Scotia Arts and Culture Partnership said the new investment in arts and culture announced this week is a show of support for the sector.

Race Did Not Have Approval to Proceed

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

May 5, 2006 4:20 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Race Did Not Have Approval to Proceed
Organizers of the Cape Breton Festival of Speed were told in writing on Nov. 15, 2005 and Feb. 24, 2006 that their race did not have approval to proceed, primarily for safety reasons.

Lobsters Lead Ceilidh in Calgary

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

May 2, 2006 2:52 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Lobsters Lead Ceilidh in Calgary
Fresh lobster is almost as common as oil-stained cowboy boots in Calgary this week as Nova Scotia blitzes the city with a new tourism campaign.

More Travel Shows Promote Nova Scotia to Broad Audience

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

April 28, 2006 1:17 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--More Travel Shows Promote Nova Scotia to Broad Audience
Nova Scotia's tourism message is reaching more potential tourists this year thanks to the province's participation in several more travel shows.

Nova Scotia Artwork Added to Art Bank Collection

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

April 12, 2006 4:05 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Nova Scotia Artwork Added to Art Bank Collection
Almost two dozen Nova Scotian artists and craftspeople were honoured today, April 12, as their work became part of the Nova Scotia Art Bank collection.

Industry and Government Aggressively Promoting Nova Scotia Tourism

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

April 3, 2006 12:11 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Industry and Government Aggressively Promoting Nova Scotia Tourism
Travellers from Atlantic Canada and as far away as China are hearing the call to Canada's seacoast, as Nova Scotia's 2006 tourism marketing campaign ramps up in markets around the world.

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