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Tourism Results

The charts below show year-to-date tourism performance indicators for Nova Scotia. To see monthly results or review historical data, see Performance Results.

July Year-to-date Non-Resident Overnight Visitation

Increase from 2016
1,155,000 2016
1,250,000 2017

July year-to-date Licensed Room Nights Sold

Increase over 2016
1,450,000 2016
1,481,000 2017

Preliminary Tourism Revenue Estimates

  • July 2017 Year-to-date
  • Annual Revenue Goal 2024: $4 billion
$1.4 billion July 2017 Year-to-date
$4 billion 2024 Annual Revenue Goal

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Tourism Numbers Keep Going Up

Tourism Numbers Keep Going Up

July 2017 tourism numbers released today, September 13, 2017, show visitation was up by nine per cent, or an additional 32,000 visitors, in July 2017 compared to July 2016. Travel by air also increased, with 23,000 more people flying to Nova Scotia in July compared to last year (a 27 per cent increase).

Press Releases

Tourism Numbers Keep Going Up

September 13, 2017

July 2017 marks another strong month of growth in non-resident visitation to Nova Scotia, with visitation up by nine per cent, or an additional 32,000 visitors, according to statistics released today, Sept. 11, by Tourism Nova Scotia.

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Recent Press Releases

Tourism Nova Scotia Announces Appointments to Board of Directors

September 5, 2017 Read more

Great June for Nova Scotia Tourism Operators

August 17, 2017 Read more

Halifax Waterfront Visitor Information Partnering with Taste of Nova Scotia

April 4, 2017 Read more

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