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August Tourism Stats Available

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

September 27, 2007 11:17 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--August Tourism Stats Available
There were four per cent more visitors to Nova Scotia and two per cent more room nights sold in August over the same month last year.

Registration Open for Creative Nova Scotia Conference

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

September 25, 2007 3:37 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Registration Open for Creative Nova Scotia Conference
Members of the arts and culture community are encouraged to register for the second annual Creative Nova Scotia Awards Gala and Conference being held on Thursday, Oct. 18, at the Membertou Trade and Convention Centre in Membertou.

Tourism Sessions Around Province

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

September 7, 2007 2:31 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Tourism Sessions Around Province
Tourism operators and others have an opportunity to help shape the future of Nova Scotia's tourism industry through a series of meetings this fall.

July Tourism Stats Available

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

August 30, 2007 2:21 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--July Tourism Stats Available
There were five per cent more visitors and five per cent more room nights sold in Nova Scotia in July compared with July 2006.

Applications Invited for New Arts and Culture Awards

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

August 22, 2007 3:04 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Applications Invited for New Arts and Culture Awards
Members of Nova Scotia's arts and culture sector are invited to apply for the first offering of $45,000 in new awards and scholarships.

Nova Scotia Promoting in Milwaukee

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

August 16, 2007 3:51 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Nova Scotia Promoting in Milwaukee
NOTE: A fact sheet about Nova Scotia's Irish heritage follows the release.
Nova Scotia tourism and culture representatives are at the Milwaukee Irish Fest again this year to promote Nova Scotia as a great place to visit and experience Celtic music and culture.

June Tourism Stats Available

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

July 27, 2007 11:07 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--June Tourism Stats Available
More than 200,000 visitors came to Nova Scotia in June, a one per cent increase over June 2006, and room nights sold were up two per cent.

Bob Brooks's Photographic Portrait of Africville Now Online

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

July 25, 2007 1:06 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Bob Brooks's Photographic Portrait of Africville Now Online
The historic community of Africville is being commemorated in a new online exhibit presented by Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management.

2007 Portia White Nominations Being Accepted

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

July 20, 2007 9:43 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--2007 Portia White Nominations Being Accepted
Nominations from members and supporters of province's arts and culture community for the 2007 Portia White Prize are being accepted until Sept. 15.

May Tourism Stats Available

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

July 9, 2007 1:24 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--May Tourism Stats Available
Nova Scotia welcomed more than 163,000 visitors in May -- the same as May 2006 -- while room nights sold were up five per cent.

More Arts and Culture Opportunities for Youth

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

July 9, 2007 12:54 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--More Arts and Culture Opportunities for Youth
Young people in Nova Scotia now have more opportunities to participate in arts and cultural activities.

Bluenose Helps Promote Tall Ships

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

June 29, 2007 10:23 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Bluenose Helps Promote Tall Ships
Promoting Tall Ships Nova Scotia is one of many duties on board Bluenose II this week as the schooner raises its sails for Tall Ships Rhode Island.

Enhancements for Peggy's Cove

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

June 26, 2007 10:37 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Enhancements for Peggy's Cove
A new visitor information centre at Peggy's Cove is one of several enhancements that have given the Nova Scotia tourism icon a fresh new look.

Date Set for Creative Nova Scotia Conference

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

June 22, 2007 12:54 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Date Set for Creative Nova Scotia Conference
Members of the arts and culture community are asked to mark their calendars for the second annual Creative Nova Scotia Conference and Awards Gala on Oct. 18.

New Tourism Research Bulletins

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

June 15, 2007 3:23 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--New Tourism Research Bulletins
New research bulletins are providing tourism operators, partners and potential investors with insights to help grow Nova Scotia's tourism industry.

Nova Scotia Cultural Organizations Receive $3.4 Million

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

June 15, 2007 9:55 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Nova Scotia Cultural Organizations Receive $3.4 Million
NOTE: A list of the organizations receiving funding in 2007-08 through the Operating Assistance to Cultural Organizations Program is available at the end of the release.
Eighty-five of Nova Scotia's leading cultural organizations are the recipients of a $3.4-million investment from the province, Tourism, Culture and Heritage Minister Len Goucher announced today, June 15.

April Tourism Stats Available

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

June 13, 2007 1:52 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--April Tourism Stats Available
The number of visitors to Nova Scotia was down seven per cent in April, about 10,000 fewer visitors, over the same month last year while room nights sold were up four per cent.

Ceilidh in the Capital

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

June 13, 2007 11:16 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Ceilidh in the Capital
Good food, good wine and good music are the focus of a tourism promotion in Ottawa that will encourage more visitors to Nova Scotia this year.

Tourism is Everybody's Business

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

June 4, 2007 3:23 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Tourism is Everybody's Business
As Tourism Week 2007 gets underway, Nova Scotians are encouraged to give visitors a warm welcome and make their stay here special. Tourism Week runs from June 4-10 with the theme tourism is everybody's business.

Nova Scotia Connections in Boston

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

May 31, 2007 12:58 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Nova Scotia Connections in Boston
Bostonians will be tapping their toes to Celtic music and getting in touch with family connections to Nova Scotia during a two-day tourism promotion that aims to bring more visitors to the province this year.

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