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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.

August Year-to-date Non-Resident Overnight Visitation

Increase from 2016
1,558,000 2016
1,699,000 2017

August year-to-date Licensed Room Nights Sold

Increase over 2016
1,835,000 2016
1,873,000 2017

Preliminary Tourism Revenue Estimates

  • August 2017 Year-to-date
  • Annual Revenue Goal 2024: $4 billion
$1.8 billion August 2017 Year-to-date
$4 billion 2024 Annual Revenue Goal

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Small Business Week Spotlight: Sober Island Brewing

Small Business Week Spotlight: Sober Island Brewing

Nova Scotia’s tourism industry involves many small businesses. In honour of small business week (October 15-21), Tourism Nova Scotia is profiling a few recently established local tourism-related companies. Savour local flavours in our third and final #SBW2017 spotlight of the week: Sober Island Brewing.

Press Releases

Nova Scotia Welcomes More Visitors from Ontario and Quebec in August

October 12, 2017

Nova  Scotia welcomed 46,000 more non-resident overnight visitors in August 2017 than in August 2016, an increase of 11 per cent, according to monthly statistics released today, Oct. 12, by Tourism Nova Scotia.

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Recent Press Releases

Nova Scotia Hosts Canada’s Premier Travel Media Event

October 3, 2017 Read more

Tourism Numbers Keep Going Up

September 13, 2017 Read more

Tourism Nova Scotia Announces Appointments to Board of Directors

September 5, 2017 Read more

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