News releases from Tourism Nova Scotia (Page 1)

Nova Scotians Encouraged to Rediscover Nova Scotia and Support Local Tourism Businesses

Tourism Nova Scotia / COVID - 19

Tourism Nova Scotia is launching a new marketing campaign today, June 25, encouraging Nova Scotians to explore the province and support local tourism businesses.

Provincial Visitor Information Centres to Close Until Further Notice

Tourism Nova Scotia / COVID - 19

Given the concern of COVID-19 and recent guidance from public health officials, visitor information centres that are open year-round at Amherst and Halifax Stanfield International Airport will be closed effective Tuesday, March 17, until further notice.

Nova Scotia Hosts More Than 1.2 Million Visitors in Summer 2019

Tourism Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia welcomed 1,247,200 overnight visitors between June and September 2019, the peak summer tourism season.

Tourism Nova Scotia Program Wins National Innovation Award

Tourism Nova Scotia

A Tourism Nova Scotia program, that partners with industry to develop new tourism experiences to attract visitors to the province, has been recognized nationally for excellence and innovation.

New Marketing Agency Partner for Tourism Nova Scotia

Tourism Nova Scotia

Marketing Nova Scotia as a vacation destination is key to building awareness, attracting visitors to the province and growing the tourism industry. Beginning on Nov. 1, m5 Marketing Communications will become Tourism Nova Scotia’s marketing agency partner, providing professional services in the areas of brand marketing, digital marketing and media planning and buying.

Provincial Visitor Information Centres Will Close Saturday and Sunday Due to Hurricane Dorian

Tourism Nova Scotia

The following provincially operated visitor information centres will be closed on Saturday, Sept. 7 and Sunday, Sept. 8, due to severe weather conditions expected from Hurricane Dorian. -- Amherst -- Halifax Waterfront -- Halifax Stanfield International Airport -- Peggy’s Cove -- Port Hastings -- Yarmouth

Province Invests in Cape Split and Burntcoat Head Park

Tourism Nova Scotia

Government is investing in two popular tourist destinations on Nova Scotia’s iconic Bay of Fundy – Cape Split and Burntcoat Head Park.

Tourism Nova Scotia Wins National Travel Award

Tourism Nova Scotia

Tourism Nova Scotia has taken home the 2019 Explore Canada Industry Award of Excellence for its Nova Scotia Lobster Crawl media campaign.

Photo Contest Winners Chosen from Thousands of Entries

Tourism Nova Scotia

Tourism Nova Scotia asked for photos from people of their best-kept secret places in the province and thousands of Nova Scotians responded.

Gagnants du concours de photos choisis parmi des milliers de soumissions

Tourism Nova Scotia

Tourisme Nouvelle-Écosse a demandé aux gens de soumettre des photos des endroits qui sont les secrets les mieux gardés de la province, et des milliers de gens ont répondu à l'appel.

Partnership with Food Network Showcases Nova Scotia’s Outstanding Culinary Experiences

Tourism Nova Scotia

This summer, Tourism Nova Scotia is teaming up with Food Network Canada to showcase Nova Scotia’s outstanding culinary scene on a brand-new show, Big Food Bucket List.

Three New Members to Tourism Nova Scotia Board

Tourism Nova Scotia

Three new members have been appointed to Tourism Nova Scotia’s board of directors.

Tourism Nova Scotia Seeks Professional Marketing Services

Tourism Nova Scotia

Tourism Nova Scotia has issued a request for proposals for professional marketing services that will support its role in marketing Nova Scotia as a vacation destination.

New Contest Invites Nova Scotians to Share Must-see and Must-do Experiences

Tourism Nova Scotia

A new contest launched by Tourism Nova Scotia this week invites people to share their favourite photos of lesser-known places to see and things to do in the province, in an effort to inspire more people to visit and travel here.

$1.5 Million Investment in Lunenburg’s Iconic Working Waterfront

Develop Nova Scotia / Tourism Nova Scotia

The province and the Government of Canada are investing $1.5 million to revitalize and enhance the Big Boat Shed on Nova Scotia’s iconic Lunenburg waterfront to ensure it continues to be a place where Nova Scotians and visitors can experience and participate in traditional shipbuilding.

Higher-spending Visitors Drive Nova Scotia’s Tourism Revenue Growth

Tourism Nova Scotia

Last year was Nova Scotia’s best tourism revenue year on record despite a modest decline in visitation.

Visitor Experience Strategy Coming for Halifax Harbour Islands

Develop Nova Scotia / Tourism Nova Scotia

The province announced today, Feb. 12, it is developing a visitor experience strategy for the Halifax Harbour islands, at a cost of about $100,000. The focus will be on Georges and McNabs Islands.

Strong Summer for Tourism in Nova Scotia

Tourism Nova Scotia

More than 1.3 million visitors came to Nova Scotia between June and September this year, with many businesses reporting an outstanding summer season.

New Board Member Appointed

Tourism Nova Scotia

Neil Black of Sherbrooke, Guysborough Co., will join Tourism Nova Scotia’s board of directors. His appointment was announced today, Oct. 22, by Geoff MacLellan, Minister responsible for Tourism Nova Scotia.

Province Invests in Tourism Icons, Including Peggy’s Cove

Business / Tourism Nova Scotia

The province will invest in five iconic tourism sites to enhance visitor access and experiences, and help motivate people to travel to Nova Scotia.