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February 23, 2017
Nova Scotia's tourism industry had its best year in history in 2016 and its third consecutive year of growth. In all, 2.2 million visitors came to the province last year, an increase of eight per...
February 23, 2017
If you or someone you know is a go-getter with a positive attitude and have a desire to improve Nova Scotia’s competitiveness as a tourism destination consider a career with Tourism Nova Scotia. We...
February 21, 2017
Tourism Nova Scotia has entered into an agreement with Parks Canada to distribute the 2017 Discovery Passes providing free admission to all Parks Canada sites in Nova Scotia. As Canada celebrates...
February 15, 2017
It’s official—after a brief CAT nap, Nova Scotia’s high-speed ferry will be back in action on May 31, 2017 and taking passengers on a coastal adventure they’ll never forget. Sailing through the...

Visitor Statistics

Year-end 2016
  Total %*
Total Visitors 2,238,000  +8%
Canada 1,934,000  +8%
United States    222,000  +14%
Overseas      83,000  +2%
Room nights sold  2,620,000  +4%
*Per cent change compared to 2015
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