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Tourism Results

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

Full Year Non-Resident Overnight Visitation

Increase over 2015
2,069,000 2015
2,238,000 2016

Full Year Licensed Room Nights Sold

Increase over 2015
2,523,000 2015
2,620,000 2016

Preliminary Tourism Revenue Estimates

  • Full Year 2016
  • Projected 2016
  • Annual Revenue Goal 2024: $4 billion
$2.6 billion Full Year 2016
$2.6 billion Full Year 2016 Tourism Revenues
$4 billion 2024 Annual Revenue Goal

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Spring into a Partnership with the Boston Herald

Spring into a Partnership with the Boston Herald

Tourism Nova Scotia is partnering with The Boston Herald on a special Nova Scotia Tourism feature. The feature, a multi-page 4 colour section devoted to the vacation experiences Bostonians can have in Nova Scotia this summer, will be published in April.

Press Releases

Ben Cowan-Dewar Steps Down as Board Chair

February 27, 2017

It was announced today, Feb. 27, that Ben Cowan-Dewar has stepped down as board chair of Tourism Nova Scotia to accept the position of chair of the federal Crown corporation Destination Canada.

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Recent Press Releases

Record-setting Tourism Numbers for Nova Scotia in 2016

February 24, 2017 Read more

Halifax to Host Canada's Largest Tourism Industry Conference

November 21, 2016 Read more

September Tourism Numbers Show Continued Growth for Nova Scotia

November 7, 2016 Read more

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